Adventures in Educational Experience Design

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Resources for Makers and Educators

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I’ve been giving a lot of presentations lately about Making and Education. People often ask me for a list of resources. Here is my attempt to put one together. This list could go on and on. If anyone has any other suggestions, please leave them in the comments and I’ll add them to the list. Thank you. Now get out there and make something!

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Academic Papers:

The Democratization of Invention Blickstein, Paulo

Kindergarten Approach to Learning Resnick, Mitchel

Tools and Software:

For Project Ideas:


For Inspiration:


General Resources for Makerspaces

Professional Development:


Goyal, Nikhil. One Size Does Not Fit All: A Student’s Assessment of School

Thomas, Douglas; Seely Brown, John. A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change

Martinez, Sylvia Libow; Stager, Gary S. Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom

Margolis, Jane. Unlocking the Clubhouse

Gershenfeld, Neil. Fab: The Coming Revolution on Your Desktop–from Personal Computers to Personal Fabrication

November, Alan. Who Owns the Learning

Honey, Margaret; Kanter, David. Design Make Play, Growing the Next Generation of STEM Innovators

Making Things Talk: Using Sensors, Networks, and Arduino to see, hear, and feel your world by Tom Igoe


Physical Computing: Sensing and Controlling the Physical World with Computers by Dan O’Sullivan


Make: Electronics (Learning by Discovery) by Charles Platt


Getting Started in Electronics by Forrest M. Mims III


Getting Started with Arduino by Massimo Banzi


Making Things Move DIY Mechanisms for Inventors, Hobbyists, and Artists by Dustyn Roberts


Getting Started with Processing by Casey Reas


Building Wireless Sensor Networks: with ZigBee, XBee, Arduino, and Processing by Robert Faludi


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