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03
Feb/17

Tinkering about Thinking about Seymour

“You can’t think about thinking without thinking about thinking about something.” – Seymour Papert

MIT Papert Event

18
Jul/16

A New Makerspace at Fabrica Ciencia Viva

Last month, after the Ecsite conference in Graz, I had the chance to visit Fabrica Centro de Ciencia Viva, a science museum in northern Portugal where they are just getting going with a dedicated space for making and tinkering.

23
Apr/16

Love Tools? Here's the list...

Open MAKE: Tools

Photo of cardboard tools created by Scout Tran-Caffee as part of OpenMAKE:Tools

09
Mar/16

Programming and Paper Circuits Workshop

Lately we've been thinking a lot about how to provide an introduction to programming through visual languages like scratch with visitors on the museum floor.

04
Mar/16

Learning Creative Learning


Learning Creative Learning: An emphasis on Play (as one of the 4 P’s)

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24
Feb/16

Tinkering and making?

keyboard * yes that really is my keyboard.

14
Sep/15

Find us @ ASTC this year....

Here's a list of workshops and talks we're participating in at ASTC this year. If you're in Montréal, or in town for the conference, we hope you'll connect with us while we're there.

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PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP
Friday 9-5


Making & Tinkering CoP - Professional Development Opportunity

25
Jun/15

Beetleblocks and Watercolorbot Experiments

Lately we've been experimenting with a new program by Tinkering Studio collaborator Eric Rosenbaum (who also created makey makey, mmmtsss, and glow doodle) called Beetle Blocks. Beetle blocks allows you to use SCRATCH like programming to create 3D designs drawn by a little "beetle".

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