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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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Taking Makedo to the Classroom
MakerEdSTEM
June 25, 2017

Taking Makedo to the Classroom

written by Trent Ray @ray_trent To find out more about Trent, visit his profile in the Educator of TeachTechPlay Community.     https://youtu.be/T_dirIYApRw   I was recently introduced to a nifty Aussie innovation called MakeDo. Makedo is a cardboard construction system designed for creating, making and play where students are provided with MakeDo…
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