Month: September 2014

Everything “fab” we do & teach should have “uniqueness, impact and magic”!

This evening I was reading this article by MIT Media Lab’s Joi Ito & feeling a “kindred spirit” tingle. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/article/20140930004656-1391-antidisciplinary I feel as though the goal he sets forth for education activities to have “uniqueness, impact and magic” is a great one for all the special making spaces we are creating.  Our makerspaces should be such… Read more »

Constructionism 2014

Hi all, I just left Vienna after the very successful Constructionism 2014 conference. There were a few hundred educators and researchers from around the world talking about Constructionism, programming, and making. Up until a few years ago, the conference had been called the Eurologo conference, but they changed it to reflect a wider range of… Read more »

FabLearn 2014 Social Media Tips and Tricks

Hi all, Paulo gave me the tile of “Social Media Director” for the FabLearn conference this year, so, dear Fellows – you are all on the team too! Let’s make sure every maker-educator, researcher, and maker proponent know about this fabulous conference. Here’s some suggestions below. I’ll remind you a few times this month and… Read more »