Five common mistakes to avoid when building a maker space in your school

This article is an abridged transcript of a segment of ‘We Make the Future’ featuring Nicholas Provenzano. Listen to the whole episode here.  Nicholas Provenzano has been in education for the past 16 years. He’s a Google Certified Educator, Raspberry Pi Certified Educator, a TEDEd Innovative Educator, and was recognised as an Emerging Leader by ASCD. He has […]

Interview: Mitchel Resnick, MIT Media Lab

Mitchel Resnick is the Director of the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab. Amongst his group’s many achievements is the programming language, called Scratch, that makes it easier for kids to create their own animated stories, video games, and interactive art. His book, Lifelong Kindergarten – Cultivating Creativity through Projects, Passion, Peers and […]

Case study: how a successful pilot program led All Saints’ to offer new computer science classes

All Saints’ Episcopal School is a leading college preparatory day school in Fort Worth, Texas. The school emphasizes leadership, academic rigour, and artistic exposure. Its aim is to provide an engaging and transformational educational experience with inspiring teachers, coaches, and mentors, in a challenging and nurturing learning environment. A group of educators from the school, […]

How to buy the right technology for your school

The educational technology (‘EdTech’) sector is booming (some might even say overheating). Startups, as well as major global giants, now offer teachers and schools hundreds of products, projects and hardware like never before. Which is why, in many ways, it’s never been more difficult or confusing for school administrators and teachers when it comes to […]