The Museum was featured on the Discovery Channel’s show “How Stuff Works” on the 23rd… here’s a clip of our debut:
This is an interesting talk by Ken Robinson about rethinking – and improving – the connection between creativity and education.
Special thanks to Larry Furnival for sending us this!
Check out the initiative by Lemelson-MIT, InvenTeams:
Highschool students across the country receive $10,000 invention grants to work with teachers and mentors on their own solutions to real-world problems.
pictures from the InvenTeams website.
One of the themes we read in our Summer 2010 Survey Feedback (a full report to follow in two weeks) is that we can be more balanced and flexible in the outside play we work into our classes.
This website offers useful, energetic, and compelling ideas that support that goal.
A refrigerator magnet that begins with a spool and a 1/4″ nib magnet:
by Alex Mahler Haug