President Obama wowed us today with an announcement at SXSW of the Maker Promise Initiative and the TechHire Initiative, both aimed at getting more students making in schools and more teachers including making as part of their instruction.
Here’s what I’m feeling at the moment:
Making as an pedagogical imperative in our schools is long over due. It is the easiest way to build a student-centered environment around active, hands-on learning. Speaking of, loving this article with three simple rules to remember, especially “learning is a change process, not a content-delivery process.”