Maker Movement Con’t: Design Thinking in Schools

Life has been busy. So I apologize for the lull of posts as of late. There are a whole bunch of new projects and opportunities on the horizon that have been occupying my time in a very, very good way.  However, I had a few moments to to pen a continuation to my Maker Movement articles for the Yellin Center.  I hope you enjoy learning a little more about Design Thinking and how it can impact and enrich the learning process. Happy Making! Continue reading

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Maker Culture in Schools

Education is full of buzzwords and trends. Some are better than others. Maker spaces, and maker education is one educational shift I am excited by. My latest article for the Yellin Center explores how maker culture is invading schools.

For those equally excitable educators who are curious to learn tactical ways to cultivate a maker culture you can head over to EdSurge’s Maker Guide.  It is a hot bed of great ideas and resources everyday teachers can use. Enjoy! Continue reading