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Maker Books: Part 2 (Fiction, Non-fiction & Biographies for kids under 12)

I’ve had several requests for Maker books for older kids, so here goes! This list, while not exhaustive, includes fiction, nonfiction, and biographies that might be of interest to kids under 12 who are young crafters, builders, designers, and creators. 592 more words


[Brewing] My First Batch of Beer: American XPA

I’m brewing my first batch of beer! The style I’m brewing is American XPA which is American Extra Pale Ale.  The recipe I got from the local BeerAndWineMakers store: 546 more words


The Maker Movement Wants YOU!

What does it mean to be a Maker?

J.C. Whirleygig’s™ believes you already are one, even if you don’t know it yet!

Makers come from all walks of life. 324 more words


Hooray for the 2014 Cardboard Challenge!

Are you taking the Cardboard Challenge? We certainly are! But hurry, registration ends October 11th. Don’t miss out on this simple STEM activity!


#alsc2014: Tech Access on a Budget

The ALSC Institute was fabulous! My days were filled with interesting sessions, hilarious author talks, and spontaneous get togethers with new and old friends. I was awed by the children’s librarians around the country who continue to find creative solutions to their community’s problems, especially those related to early literacy. 134 more words


Maker Books for Kids: Part 1 (Picture Books)

On Twitter recently, Brian Puerling (@bpuerling) was trying to find a list of Maker books for kids. Several of us couldn’t think of one!  273 more words


MIT Report Provides Lessons for K12

What lessons does the report The Future of MIT Education hold for K12 learning organizations? Quite a bit, it seems.


Over at Educating Modern Learners… 647 more words