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Technology Education teacher - Salisbury, Maryland

Safety glasses!!!! No one

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Safety glasses!!!! No one should be making anything without safety glasses. Get serious about this!

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I like how the folks at

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I like how the folks at Makerspace put it:

"A collection of tools does not define a Makerspace. Rather, we define it by what it enables: making."

Speaking of which, they have a very comprehensive guide for creating a Makerspace for schools. You can check it out at:

http://makerspace.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/MakerspacePlaybook-Feb2...

Director, Antioch Center for School Renewal

As a farm kid, I grew up in a

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As a farm kid, I grew up in a tradition of "making" just about everything we needed. It's taken me awhile to get get my head around what exactly the Maker Movement is. This piece really helped me understand and I'd recommend it to anyone wondering exactly what this is about (don't let the the title through you off if you're not a STEM teacher- it's a great introduction to the basic ideas). http://www.edutopia.org/blog/stem-engagement-maker-movement-annmarie-thomas

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