The Maker Movement: Encouraging the Hand-Mind Connection in the Classroom

Date: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Resource Type:
Mass Media Article | Reference Materials
Environment Type: 
Public Programs, Making and Tinkering Programs, Museum and Science Center Programs, Public Events and Festivals
Audience: 
General Public | Educators/Teachers | Museum/ISE Professionals
Discipline: 
Education and learning science | Engineering | General STEM | Technology
Organization:
New York Hall of Science
Description: 

In this article the authors discuss the importance of the use of natural instincts in teaching and studying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses in U.S. middle and high schools. They present information on the Maker Movement, a campaign associated with the Maker Faire festivals and "Make" magazine, which encourages the use of creativity in STEM fields. Other topics include the importance of natural curiosity, building, and inventions in science education.

Citation
ISSN:
0277-4232
Publication Name: 
Education Week
Volume: 
30
Number: 
19
Document:

Team Members

Eric SiegelEric SiegelAuthor

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