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Making the Future


A Maker Values the Process as well as the Product


Project-Based Learning Through a Maker’s LensSee how making can create life-long learners through exciting, real-world projects.


6 Strategies for Funding a Makerspace

Discover some clever ways of creating a space without breaking the bank.


Top Tools for the Maker Classroom

So you’ve got a makerspace — now what tools should you include?


VIDEO SPOTLIGHT


Watch this VideoHow the Maker Movement Connects Students to Engineering and TechEighth-grader Quin created a makerspace at his school, using his passion for electronics to teach fellow students. (6:29 mins.)

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The Importance of Asking Questions to Promote Higher-Order Competencies

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11 HABITS OF AN EFFECTIVE TEACHER


Who's That Teacher that Kid Remembers Forever?How passionate are you about your work? See how you can up your game with some new habits.

WEEKLY GIVEAWAY


I'm One Great Summer Getaway!Prize: $300 Corwin Gift CertificateDeadline:  July 27, 2014

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GRANTS & RESOURCES


Summer of Service: Service-Learning Grants from YSA

The awards provide project grants for youth-led, ongoing service projects that are being conducted through a school or community organization. Grants are for K-12 student leaders and already established projects.

Prize: Grants are available up to $1,000

Deadline: July 31, 2014

Check out the big list of Educational Grants and Resources, updated weekly.

EVENTS


 WEBINAR  Summer Boot Camp: Digital Learning Strategies

Hosted by: ASCD

Date: July 31, 2014, 12:00 p.m. PDT / 3:00 p.m. EDT

See more Educational Webinars, Unconferences, and Conferences, also updated weekly.

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