Discover and share stories

of adventure, connection, and change making.

10 people think this is good

Formal Schooling Needs Some Maker Movement Magic

Liz Dwyer

Tinkering instead of test prep? Educator Gary Stager says formal schooling could benefit from an infusion of the creative, "learn by doing" spark that the Maker Movement has to offer. At the recent International Society for Technology in Education conference Stager said that by incorporating project-based learning into the classroom, educators can tap key Maker elements, like tinkering, inquiry, problem solving, and create more positive memories of school.

Continue to kqed.org

Inappropriate?

Discuss

  1. {{attachment.file.name}}
  1. {{fields.video_link.url}}

Ready to post! You’ve uploaded the maximum number of images.

Your video is ready to post!

Oops! Nice pic, but it’s just not our (file) type. Please try uploading a .jpg or .png image.

Well, this is embarrassing. Something went wrong when posting your comment. Care to try again?

That image is too large. Maximum size is 6MB.

Please enter a valid URL from YouTube or Vimeo.

Embedding has been disabled for this video.

{{c.errors.other}}

Posting comment...