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3 Challenges As Hands-On, DIY Culture Moves Into Schools

Take a look this summer inside some of America’s garages, museums and libraries and you’ll see that the “maker movement” is thriving. This hands-on, DIY culture of inventors, tinkerers and hackers is inspiring adults and children alike to design and … Continue reading

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Dispelling STEM Stereotypes

Claremont — The small wooden bridge, spray painted a pale orange, sat suspended between two sets of cinder blocks about 18 inches off the floor. A group of girls from area schools had spent the morning and most of the … Continue reading

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The Maker Movement Conquers the Classroom

Whether it’s a paper airplane or a robot that walks, kids have always wanted to create functional objects with their own two hands. These days, many educators are channeling that natural urge to build with help from the wider “maker … Continue reading

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Why the ‘Maker Movement’ is Popular in Schools

The maker movement is a global, DIY movement of people who take charge of their lives, solve their own problems and share how they solved them. And it’s growing in schools that are searching for more authentic learning experiences for … Continue reading

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The ‘Maker Movement’ Inspires Shift in STEM Curriculum

We live in a world of mass-produced products and modern technology — technology that has made it easy for an individual to create and distribute customized and unique items sans manufacturers. And this ability has created the maker movement — … Continue reading

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