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The Difference Between Learning and Being Taught

This distinction lies at the heart of school reform. In fact, it is a distinction important not only for the future of education but for the future of the society in general since it has to do with humans’ capacity to be creative and to make progress. 546 more words

The Educator as a Maker Educator eBook

I self-published an eBook: The Educator as a Maker Educator.  It is available through Amazon at http://www.amazon.com/Educator-as-Maker-ebook/dp/B00LYLQT0Y/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1405867667&sr=1-2

Introduction

The Maker Movement and the accompanying Maker Education are inching their ways in both formal (school) and informal (after school – camp) settings. 612 more words

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Teaching and Facilitating Entrepreneurship in the School Setting

I grew up in a family where my grandfathers and father were entrepreneurs – they started and ran their own businesses.  My paternal grandfather, as a young man, bought a small vacuum cleaner sales store and later, changed it to selling entertainment electronics.  1,352 more words

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Maker Education and Experiential Education

As those who follow me on Twitter and via this blog know, I am an advocate of the Maker Education movement.  The reason, as I’ve mentioned, is that I come from a background in Experiential Education.  781 more words

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Want to Make Learning Meaningful? We Need Disruptive Change!

Does the word “disruptive” make you cringe? Does it make you think of disorder? Or chaos? It doesn’t have to.

A disruptive change is a big, radical change. 472 more words

MAKE STEAM: Giving Maker Education Some Context

As an experiential educator who has fully embraced technology as a means for allowing and facilitating learner voice, creativity, innovation, inventiveness, the Maker Education movement fits into my vision about what a good education entails.  1,062 more words

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