Hello friends! Welcome back to another week of ‘what we’ve been reading’, and this week we’ve a bumper selection of the education, making, and learning stories that you should know about.
Since we built our maker space at our London office we’ve been thinking about ways to utilise the space more effectively, and get more people involved. So during the recent Autumn half-term break, we decided to organise a friends and family making day.
In the latest episode of our podcast, We Make The Future, we explore physical movement and embodied learning (listen here).
The following extract is from the research paper Education, Knowledge, and Learning. An overview of theories and research about constructionism and making by Lorraine Charles, William Rankin, and Catherine Speight. You can download it for free here.
Maker spaces are spreading across the globe, but often administrators and teachers make the same old mistakes when trying to integrate them into their learning environments. Here’s what not to do…
Hello November, hello weekend! Is it just us or does it seem like October has gone in the blink of an eye?
Avye is not your average 11-year-old. Her love for coding and making was sparked when she was only seven, and since then she’s not looked back. She spends most of her weekends attending a code group, and even runs her own workshops to teach people coding and robotics.
In the latest episode of our podcast, We Make The Future, we explore polymaths and gender with Dr. Jess Wade from Imperial College London.
We love it when people hack and mod pi-tops in ways we hadn’t even thought about, and this one is a beauty!
The weekend is just around the corner so here’s our weekly best of the web round-up of articles posts, and content that’s given us food for thought.