The maker movement manifesto : rules for innovation in the new world of crafters, hackers, and tinkerers / by Mark Hatch. / New York : McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. A revolution is under way. But it's not about tearing down the old guard. It's about building, it's about creating, it's about breathing life into groundbreaking new ideas. It's called the Maker Movement, and it's changing the world.

Hand Over the Reins: Student-Driven Project Based Learning | Scholastic.com

There is a method for everyone! Eye-opening and revealing about why it is important to have dynamic lesson plans. #education

Create Art With Me!: Book Review, Kandinsky & Synesthesia

Starfish Education: Teaching STEM through Fairy Tales: The Princess and the Pea

The Reading Like a Historian curriculum by the Stanford History Education Group engages students in historical inquiry.

Tips Every Teacher Should Know About Google Docs in Education (Great, EASY Guide)

Best overview of the maker movement & makerspaces that I've found and a great way to research creating your own library makerspace.

Brand new website dedicated to STEAM for education. Tools, resources, articles, and a discussion board - great collaborative community for sharing the power of the Arts!

I've been a Maker in one form or another for a long time, way before that word was even common. I learned how to sew from my mom in high school, I learned how to knit and crochet from my best frie...

We LOVE this message and the lights!!!! This would be a great bulletin board for the beginning of the school year. Goes great with the Student Success Skills and Second Step lessons.

Hands-On Lessons Reinforce the power of hands-on learning! In the below collection you will find four new lesson plans for grades K-6 that explore the subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Each contain a whiteboard-ready component and a fun hands-on craft. Plus, browse the remaining collection for lessons on earth-friendly crafts!

A video tutorial on using Google Docs in the classroom

5 Questions to ask yourself when planning a Makerspace : Intarsia for Technicals

13 Sites and Apps for Young Makers and Creators | Graphite by Common Sense Media

This RSA animate of Steven Johnson's "Where Good Ideas Come From." Love this line - "good ideas stay for a long time in hunch form." This is an amazing video to share with kids to show them that good ideas often are the result of really hard work.

100+ Ways Google Can Save Teachers Time | Education | Learnist

30 Beginning of the Year Activities, Team Building, Ice Breakers, Get to Know you- including art, vocab, writing, and more!#Repin By:Pinterest++ for iPad#

50 Best iPad Apps for STEM Education » Online Universities...my kids have s kindle so I have to check amazon store to see if these are available.

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