From Shareable’s “The Sharing Economy Back to School Survival Guide”: Repair and Maker Spaces Maybe your toaster always burns the toast, or your clock is running slow, or the lid on your super-secret stash box is always askew. Don’t toss it, fix it instead. Try the nearest FixIt Clinic, TechShop, or HackerSpace and figure out how to fix or make things. You’ll meet a ton...
Makers: Mini Maker Faire Toronto
NYC Makery: Pop-Up Makerspace for Youth
From the NYC Makery: For two weeks in August, we’re transforming an art gallery in Brooklyn into a pop-up youth makerspace with hands-on workshops and classes. Come explore, experiment, tinker, and make something awesome during this two weeks of fun and education. Students will learn about electronics, physical computing with theArduino, game design with MIT’s Scratch, 3D design,...
Brainseeker, From HTINK
New: Brainseeker, from HTINK: What is BrainSeeker? Brainseeker is a tool for people to register interest in learning or teaching topics. HTINK is the company that created brainseeker, and works with instructors, spaces, and organizations to provide classes and workshops that match our student’s interests. What happens after I register? We will save your first name, email address, topic,...
TED: Charles Leadbeater on Education Innovation
Buckminster Fuller Institute: Design Science
The Buckminster Fuller Institute offers an interesting primer on Comprehensive Anticipatory Environmental Design Science: “Humanity on Earth teeters on the threshold of revolution. It has to be success for all or none. If the revolution is a bloody one, humanity is through. The alternative is a design-science revolution.” From the Forward and Overview: In order...
Buckminster Fuller: The True Business of People
Dr. Tae, World's Coolest Physics Professor
From Dr. Tae, “skateboarding physics professor at large,” who asks “Can Skateboarding Save Our Schools?”: Also, be sure to watch his great talk on “Building a New Culture of Teaching and Learning.”
The Future of Work Is Play
From Pat Kane, The Play Ethic, at MoMA’s Century of the Child: Growing by Design: Pat Kane’s website for The Play Ethic has a wealth of great resources on play theory: PLAY THEORY Diane Ackerman - Deep Play Johan Huizinga - Homo Ludens James Carse - Finite and Infinite Games Brian Sutton-Smith - The Ambiguity of Play Gwen Gordon’s play papers American Journal of...
The School of Life: Ken Robinson on Passion
THNKR: Maira Kalman
From the THNKR YouTube Channel, by @radical.media:
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