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Innovation

rube goldberg
InnovationMakerEdRube GoldbergSTEM
October 29, 2017

Creating and Making Through Rube Goldberg Machines

written by James Colbert @jcolbert1980 To find out more about James, visit his profile in the Educator of TeachTechPlay community.   “The role of the teacher is to create conditions for invention rather than provide ready made knowledge” - Seymour Papert In the maker-centred classroom sometimes we can get caught up with the…
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its called education
InnovationMakerEdSTEM
July 30, 2017

It’s Called Education

written by Matt Dillon @IolaniLSFabLab   https://youtu.be/73GpY_N7QSc?t=7m13s Under the umbrella of education, you can find numerous theories, pedagogies, practices, etc. Today we hear these terms: “growth mindset”, “project-based learning”, and “design thinking”. What about the basics? Of course, there is still the need to teach the 3 Rs...reading, writing and…
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spaceshoolttp
Innovation
July 23, 2017

Space School

written by Trevor Knowlton @trevor_know To find out more about Trevor, visit his profile in the Educator of TeachTechPlay community.   https://youtu.be/cD7BwAtAk1E   I was 9 years old when the first space shuttle was launched and I remember as a kid my favourite toy was the Fisher-Price Alpha Probe.  Like many kids…
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NoTosh flyer3
Innovation
March 28, 2017

Innovation can never happen in schools: we’re too busy ‘continually improving’

Provocation 3: Innovation can never happen in schools: we’re too busy ‘continually improving’   What is the hard work of innovation in school? Innovation is like genius: one percent inspiration, ninety nine percent perspiration. It’s hard work. Tendayi Viki’s Forbes article Innovation is Management describes the slog that’s required to…
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