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Making MAKEing More Inclusive

The maker movement and maker education, in my perspective, are such great initiatives – really in line with what student-centric education should be in this era of formal and informal learning. 1,133 more words

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Educators Teaching Learners; Educators Teaching Educators; Learners Teaching Learners; Learners Teaching Educators

Google has an initiative entitled Googlers Teaching Googlers:

Googler to Googler places employees from across departments into teaching roles. Classes taught Googler to Googler—everything from kickboxing to parenting— are initiated and designed by employees.

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Becoming a Lifelong Maker: Start Young

I was recently asked what is was about my childhood that led to me being an adult who makes and who advocates that everyone should make in one form or another.  1,462 more words

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How Do We Learn? How Should We Learn?

If I ask you or your students, “How do you learn,” how many of you could clearly articulate this process? If you can, are the strategies you’re using the best ones for learning? 1,124 more words

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The Other 21st Century Skills: Educator Self-Assessment

I’ve posted about The Other 21st Skills and Attributes.  This post provides links and resources about these skills as well as an educator self-assessment.  This assessment contains questions to assist the educator in evaluating if and how s/he is facilitating these skills and attributes in the learning environment. 117 more words

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Best Education-Related Videos of 2014

I love end of year “best of” lists.  My own list is what I found to be the most powerful education related videos of 2014. They all, in some way, address the mind, heart, and spirit of education.  1,102 more words

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Maker Education Conference Workshop

The slide presentation and participant photos from a professional development workshop for educators:

 

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