The Next Technology Revolution

Making (Tinkering & Engineering) in the Elementary Classroom

Bringing the Maker Movement to Blakely

“ The last technological revolution allowed children to be writers, journalists, filmmakers, composers, photographers, and broadcasters. The next technology revolution will provide kids with expanded opportunities to be mathematicians, engineers, computer scientists, game designers, and more.”

Gary Stager


Essential Background Information

This article, Invent to Learn: Makers in the Classroom was written by Stager and Martinez. Concise, informative, and inspirational.

The Requested Materials

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Squishy Dough

AnnMarie Thomas: Hands-on science with squishy circuits

Little Bits

Ayah Bdeir: Building blocks that blink, beep and teach

MaKey MaKeys

MaKey MaKey - An Invention Kit for Everyone

Lilypads and Scratch

Super Sewable Circuitry -- Sylvia's Mini Maker Show

MaKey MaKey and Hummingbird

MaKey MaKey and Hummingbird Robotics Kit