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The ‘Maker Movement’ in Schools

Are you familiar with the so-called ‘Maker Movement‘? It’s a loose, global collection of people who solve problems — usually, as you may have guessed, by making things — and then share their process with others. There’s often a tech component, and there are definitely elements of engineering, electronics, robotics, and more. Well, there also seems to be a growing Maker subculture that involves the world of education. People that are dissatisfied with the standardization of contemporary American curricula revel in the opportunity to present students with concrete problem-solving opportunities... Read More