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“Wide-Open Spaces” Want creative thinkers? Help kids create, says Mitch Resnick – MIT Spectrum

Posted by Andy Losik in Big PictureSTEM

THE LIFELONG KINDERGARTEN GROUP AT THE MIT MEDIA LAB, led by Mitchel Resnick SM ’88, PhD ’92, is known for Read More

Embrace The Learning Curve This Christmas Morning

Posted by Andy Losik in Big PictureInnovation

The more I talk to kids about what they are dreaming about showing up under the Christmas tree, the more Read More

10 Ways To Stop the Summer Slide

Posted by Andy Losik in Big PictureResources

The following was posted for my elementary kids on my classroom blog  I am sharing it here to offer Read More

10 Ways Glowforge Can Disrupt Education

Posted by Andy Losik in #makeschooldifferent3D modelBig PictureMakerProductsSTEM

It’s been a long time since I have been more excited about the introduction of a piece of technology than I Read More

“Participation Medals Are Not the Real World”: the Wit and Wisdom of Curt Schilling

Posted by Andy Losik in Big Picture

Last night I had the opportunity to visit my alma mater Hillsdale College and the kickoff to its “Sports and Read More

It’s Time for an Educational Jailbreak

Posted by Andy Losik in Big PictureUncategorized

Coding, Maker Space, Video, Photography, Graphic Design, Sound Engineering, and countless other great educational innovations have suffered far too long Read More

A Simple Approach To Dealing With Personal Devices In The Classroom

Posted by Andy Losik in Big PictureBYODmobileTips and Tricks

I have long been an advocate for bring your own device (BYOD) in the classroom. I figure that if kids Read More

Think Different Tim Cook: 10 Reasons Chromebooks Are Winning…And It Has Nothing To Do With Testing

Posted by Andy Losik in Big PictureChromeGoogleiOSiPadsMacsProducts

On Wednesday in a Buzzfeed interview, Apple CEO Tim Cook called Chromebooks “test machines” and cited Google’s take over of Read More

How Colorado teenagers hid a massive nude sexting ring from parents and teachers – The Washington Post

Posted by Andy Losik in Big Picturedigital citizenshipSocial Media

Here is a must-read wakeup call for educators and families. Kids will probably always out-pace us in the deception race Read More

Rubik’s Cube: A question, waiting to be answered – Google

Posted by Andy Losik in Big PicturefunGoogle

Rubik’s cube is more than a puzzle- it’s a question waiting to be answered. And when the right person finds Read More

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