Remember when we thought desktop publishing and then blogging were revolutionary (you may be too young!)? Well, now there's desktop "manufacturing," and your children may soon be printing out their own shoes – of their own design or someone else's, depending solely on their own esthetics (pun intended). Or they could be printing out their dinner. We're in that phase of 3D printing and personal … [Read more...] about Making the future: Why we need to help kids make stuff
Designing students: Check out these contests (learning opps)!
These are projects that get young people and classrooms participating in the digital maker movement: Current or aspiring videogame designers and videographers have about a month to submit their creations to three different contests: The National STEM Videogame Challenge, Whyville's game design contest, and Trend Micro's What's Your Story video producing contest. Design a videogame Videogame … [Read more...] about Designing students: Check out these contests (learning opps)!