What we've been reading, week 46

It's time to put the kettle on, sit back and catch up on the best education, making, and learning news. Enjoy!
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Everything that's wrong with the future (and how to fix it)

In episode 5 of We Make The Future, we explore just that, the future. Mark Stevenson describes himself as a reluctant futurologist, but his work helping companies, ...
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Meet the 9-year-old taking STEAM healing into hospitals

In this guest post, we find out how STEAM helps children in hospital not only keep learning, but also aid their recovery.
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What we've been reading, week 45

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 ...
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pi-top's friends and family day

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 ...
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Learning through physical movement

In the latest episode of our podcast, We Make The Future, we explore physical movement and embodied learning (listen here).
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Defining constructionist learning

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, ...
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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 ...
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What we've been reading, week 44

Hello November, hello weekend! Is it just us or does it seem like October has gone in the blink of an eye?
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Meet the maker: Avye

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 ...
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