Empowering Young People to Shape their Worlds through Maker-Centered Learning

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Edward P. Clapp, our guest author and a presenter at Maker Faire New York this weekend, is a principal investigator at Project Zero where he is a co-director of the Agency by Design initiative, an investigation of the promises, practices, and pedagogies of maker-centered learning. The Agency by Design Framework for maker-centered learning is outlined in the recent […]

Julian Waters on The Impact of Changing Minds

Young Maker Julian Waters presents at the Education Forum in New York

“So many in our society are quick to criticize the system that public school students learn under, but equally strong in number are those who strive actively to change it. By promoting student voice, self-directed learning, and passion-centered projects in school, we’re making a lasting difference for students in their secondary schooling and well into […]

Growing Up Making – Jessica Parker

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Welcome to Maker Ed’s “Growing up Making” community blog series that highlights how maker educators have been influenced by family and their community. By sharing stories of what inspires maker educators, we’re excited to showcase the impactful and multigenerational human history of making. This post was written by Jessica Parker, Education Community Manager at Maker Ed. Share your […]