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Bringing Computational Thinking Into Classrooms


One of the challenges for us has been how we can make what we are doing with technology and innovation a simple and natural part of what occurs in classrooms. 822 more words

Technology

Tinker Tuesdays 2015: A Recap

As I clean up the mess left behind in the wake of our summer learning program, I’m of course remembering the highlights. This was the third year I offered a summer maker/tinker series for kids and teens ages 8-18 and it continues to be popular and successful. 583 more words

STEAM

Family Storytime: Heroes, Flight & Gravity

This summer, we’re celebrating heroes in our summer learning program along with many libraries across the US. It’s quite a fun theme because it incorporates superheroes and comics on the one hand while also providing a great backdrop on which to celebrate the hero within. 1,673 more words

Story Time

Are You Doing This Simple Thing to Improve Your Creative Abilities?

To become a better writer – READ

To become a better cook – EAT

To become a better musician – LISTEN

In short, to become a better designer/maker/artist/engineer – OBSERVE… 270 more words

Innovation

Creativity.

I’ve been thinking a lot about this word. Where does it come from? What inspires us? How can you use it? What defines creativity? What do we learn in the process of creating? 582 more words

Maker

Portable sound booth for your classroom

As I begin thinking of things I want to do in my classroom next year, I turned towards audio and video. I want my class to be heavily intertwined with projects. 305 more words

Maker

Summer of Making - Water Balloon launcher

The 1st project of the Summer of Making was a Water balloon launcher.

Pretty simple and the kids loved being able to help out in the building of it. 241 more words

Maker