Why Kids Need to Tinker to Learn

“The Maker Movement http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/tag/maker-movement/ ; has inspired progressive educators to bring more hands-on learning and tinkering into classrooms, and educator Gary Stager would like to see formal schooling be influenced by the Maker Movement, which has inspired young learners to tinker, to learn by doing, and take agency for their learning.”

Source: blogs.kqed.org

The Maker movement taps into the very heart of learning adding purpose and practice to pedagogy,  a heutagogical approach.  How’s that for an educational classification?

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