Why is school boring? There's no reason for this - learning is fun! Just look at Maker Faire. We are on a mission to make schools places full of the joyful, vibrant learning seen at Maker Faire. It can be done, it must happen - so let's get going!
Sylvia Martinez is a maker, mom, engineer, and the co-author of the book, Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom, called “the bible of the classroom maker movement”. Sylvia speaks around the world evangelizing authentic, inclusive use of technology across the curriculum. Sylvia ran educational non-profits, designed video games, and was an aerospace engineer.
Gary Stager is a leading expert and advocate for computer programming, robotics and learning-by-doing in classrooms. In addition to being a popular keynote speaker, Gary is a journalist, teacher educator, consultant, professor and software developer.
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