Sylvia Martinez – Session Resources
“Making in the classroom is not a shopping list or a special place, it’s a stance towards learning.”
Making in Education Resources
Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom by Sylvia Martinez and Gary Stager. (Second Edition) Completely revised and expanded, the book called the “bible of the maker movement in schools” has helped thousands of educators embrace the tools, technology, and mindset of the “maker movement” in learning spaces. The website contains resources, links, a free book club guide, recommended books, workshop handouts, and more. www.InventToLearn.com
Getting Started with Making in Education (Articles by Sylvia Martinez)
- Help! There’s a Makerspace in my Library
- Makerspace on a Shoestring – Suggestions for elementary, middle, and high schools – product and project recommendations.
- Making a Makerspace – Planning tips and ideas.
- Top ten ways to start with “maker education” – includes links to recommended resources, educator blogs, advice for getting started, forums, and shopping lists.
Biomaking and Biohacking Resources
Girls and STEM Resources
I believe that there are many good things happening to support gender equity in STEM education, however, there are many things left to do. This presentation offers a view from K-12 through college to the job market with recommendations about what’s working and what still needs to happen. Extensive resource list included.
- Girls and STEM: Making it Happen at sylviamartinez.com/girls-stem
- Making for All: How to Build an Inclusive Makerspace at EdSurge http://bit.ly/inclusive-maker
- What a Girl Wants: Self-directed learning, technology, and gender at http://bit.ly/what-girls-want
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