Micro Center

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Micro Center is introducing our new $999.99 PowerSpec 3D Pro 3D Printer at World Maker Faire New York. To celebrate, we will be giving away one of these new 3D printers per hour during World Maker Faire New York. Attendees can register in our booth for a chance to win one of the 17 new PowerSpec 3D Pro 3D Printers we will be giving away. Those who visit our booth will also receive free filaments.


ROBLOX

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ROBLOX is the most flexible free online platform on which to create and publish engaging, multi-player games. Learn from experts how to start creating games using the free ROBLOX integrated dev environment, multi-platform support, and a global cloud of servers. With ROBLOX, you make the game.


OGOSPORT LLC

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We are designers. But we don't just design products. From award-winning classics like the Super SportsDisk to newer creations like OGOBILD, we don't just design toys or sporting goods - we design something more...We design active play for all ages. We design endless hours of fun for your children. And hours of fun with your children. OgoSport was founded in 2004 by a duo of accomplished designers from world-renowned school of design, the Pratt Institute. Our talented roster of creators formed the company to question the current direction of play, and these inquires have inspired us to seek new directions in product development. Accordingly, we have set the following criteria for products that carry the OgoSport name: Encourage active play and exercise Age ranges span from young children to grandparents Encourage play between all age combinations in-between Allow for open-ended exploration and experimentation Opportunities for both indoor and outdoor play Benefits for therapy and children with special needs Safety, quality, and integrity Batteries not required



ITS-A-BOB

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The ITS-A-BOB extends playtime with one of the most universal objects in the world—a balloon — and transforms balloons into a playful, social experience to share with othersrn


Maker Camp

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Maker Camp inspires kids and adults alike to embrace their inner maker, get their hands dirty, fix some things, break some things, and have a lot of fun doing it.



Cases for Makerspaces

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Explore how Maker Ed's vision of "Every Child a Maker" extends to providing more opportunities for youth in a surprising variety of makerspaces. All children, who are all born makers, deserve and need time and places to play, learn, and make. We will discuss ways of starting, share a a large variety of examples and makerspace types, from the traditional to non-traditional. Together, let's make the case for making space.




Space Pressure

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The Air Pressure is pretty low in Outer Space. What happens when we subject a marshmallow, a balloon, or shaving cream to these conditions? Check out the mess we make when we place them in a vacuum.






This Is Not A Test: Getting Critical About Feedback For Learning

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A massive barrier to the Maker ethos in education is the predominance of weak, limited, static, mechanical, high-stakes standardized testing. Machine-gradable multiple choice tests are a 19th century technology embedded with an outdated fixed mindset about achievement and, worse, aptitude. I'll give a quick tour of emerging alternatives, including games-as-tests, performance assessments, and measures of social and emotional learning, and we'll talk about what WE can do to make this future a reality.n




3D Printing and Storytelling: LEO the Maker Prince

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In this talk, Carla Diana will share research, inspiration and design work from LEO the Maker Prince, the world's first 3D printing book for kids, which comes with a number of carefully designed objects that readers can download and 3D print for free. Carla will share the process and motivations behind the project, discussing physical-digital design techniques as well as what happens when you unleash new visions out into the world and allow people to download and remix them at will.



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