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    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.

    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)

    This is a great way to share with your students what is expected from them on the first day of school. This will be nice to have in your door where students can see it and remember what is expected from them.6321

    FREE - Library Makerspace littleBits (TM) Task Cards - A set of printable task cards to become acquainted with the litteBits(TM) Classroom Set and how they can be used in a makerspace (also called a hackerspace or DIY maker center).

    It's free, it's online, and it's a #STEM extravaganza. Maker Camp is the ultimate virtual science camp for all ages.

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

    Finding Starter Projects for New Makers (Part 1: Make & friends)

    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.

    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.

    Veteran educator and brain expert Eric Jensen helps you understand what poverty does to children’s brains and why students raised in poverty are especially subject to stressors that undermine school behavior and performance. Then learn how the effects of poverty can be reversed when educators employ the practices of turn-around schools

    Our STEM Maker Library - our grant to help add more Makered books to our school library

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    60 Apps for Teaching STEAM. Apps for science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics! Unique lists of apps that will be useful and a great reference as we go back to school.

    Here is a list of the 234 childrens picture books on video offered on Discovery Education, play the video on your SMARTboard so that all of your students can follow along. Most have closed captioning, so your students can read along, too!

    Maker Space: Interdisciplinary, creative learning thrives in this do-it-yourself design studio.

    List of Free Educational Apps

    makerspaces in libraries - 16 resources

    Interest in STEAM but not sure how to use it in your classroom? This page shares how to use STEAM with integrity!

    The Teacher’s Cheat Sheet For Edmodo. There is a social network designed just for your classroom and it's called Edmodo.