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Bay Area Maker Faire 2015

Chip had been picked up by the Maker Shed earlier this year and we were honored with an invitation to this year’s Bay Area Maker Faire as makers in the MakerShed.       We had a great time showing kids and parents how to wire up a potentiometer to Chip to make him sleepy or wake […]

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How the Maker Movement Is Moving into Classrooms | Edutopia

Don’t treat making as a sidebar to an already overtaxed curriculum. As you investigate the principles behind teaching STEAM via making, you’ll see sound research from many educators throughout history, including Jean Piaget who, in 1973, wrote: [S]tudents who are thus reputedly poor in mathematics show an entirely different attitude when the problem comes from a concrete situation and […]

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Check out Maker Camp Week #2 : Art and Design

Come and check out the offering of week #2 of Maker Camp which is focussed on Art and Design. They kick it off with Becky Stern, the e-textile maven at Adafruit and a cute LED shoe embellishment. Check out the neat projects and hope you’ll make them too. Maker Camp Week 2 Schedule Last week, […]

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