Maker Movement

05 Nov

Some great ideas, and a fantastic introduction to what I think will just grow and grow!

EdTech Digest

The coolest way to add project-based learning to your classroom or club.

GUEST COLUMN| by Sandeep Hiremath

CREDIT Maker FaireFire-breathing robots, LED light shows, and drone battles. This was the scene at the 2015 Bay Area Maker Faire. The faire is the signature event of the maker movement, a worldwide cultural trend of individual designers, engineers, and students, combining technical and problem solving skills to “make” things. People from diverse backgrounds and different age groups converge to share their latest inventions. What is the maker movement? It is a DIY, hands-on approach for making cool technology and is perfect for today’s students and tomorrow’s engineers. In fact, the maker movement has dedicated youth faires and even has its own set of youth celebrities.

A maker project, club, or competition is a great way to bring project-based learning to life for your students. The hands-on approach teaches more than just technology. 

It is easy…

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