The-Maker-Movement.pngWhat is the Maker Movement???

Cultivating independent designers, inventors and tinkerers
School are offering weekly Maker classes, after school Maker Clubs, Summer Maker camps !
Students are learning how to explore ideas, fail, try again, create, market, etc.

The dschool at Stanford University has a k-12 Design Resource Kit

Here is a wonderful idea book by Edutopia:

Link to Edutopia Ideas and Articles
Link to Resources for getting started

Design Thinking for Educators Toolkit:

Blank Workbook

Some articles worth reviewing:
Huffington Post

Maker Faires are everywhere !

Denver Museum of Nature and Science hosts them annually - see what other teachers are doing to create innovators ! Dedicate part of your classroom time or talk to admin about a specials slot !