Making Makers: Kids, Tools, And The Future Of Innovation

September 23, 2014|
Making Makers: Kids, Tools, And The Future Of Innovation by Annmarie Thomas
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This is a book for parents and other educators—both formal and informal, who are curious about the intersections of learning and making. Through stories, research, and data, it builds the case for why it is crucial to encourage today’s youth to be makers—to see the world as something they are actively helping to create. For those who are new to the Maker Movement, some history and introduction is given as well as practical advice for getting kids started in making. For those who are already familiar with the Maker Movement, this book provides biographical information about many of the “big names” and unsung heroes of the Maker Movement while also highlighting many of the attributes that make this a movement that so many people are passionate about.

Dr. AnnMarie Thomas is an Associate Professor in the School of Engineering at the University of St. Thomas. Her teaching and research focus on engineering design, particularly as it relates to PK-12 education. With her students, AnnMarie explores the playful side of engineering exploring topics such as Squishy Circuits, the Engineering...
Title:Making Makers: Kids, Tools, And The Future Of InnovationFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:162 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:162 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.98 inPublished:23 septembre 2014Publisher:Make Community, LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1457183749

ISBN - 13:9781457183744

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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