Monday, September 28, 2015

3 Lessons From Student Makers - #MakerFaire #MakerED #makeEDU

If you want to know what it means to learn, you must visit a Maker Faire. There you'll find passionate teachers and parents whose students and children are making anything they can imagine. These are kids who can learn without being "tricked" as we sometimes hear adults say when talking about young people. They are making, doing, and learning in meaningful ways because they want to. 

Here are three lessons I learned from talking with young makers.

1) If You Like Playing Games, You Might Like Making Games.
I had the pleasure of meeting some of the young makers who not only play games, they make them. These young students came up with the ideas and concepts and were supported by parents, teachers, and mentors.  

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