Out of Eden, a program of our partner Project Zero, aims to nudge students toward an open-minded and authentic embrace of difference.
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If you’ve been following the growing buzz about maker-centered learning, you’ve probably heard someone somewhere say that learning from failure is an important aspect of any making experience. Slogans like “fail early, fail often” and “failing forward” are now popular refrains throughout the maker-sphere. What’s meant by “failure” in this context, of course, is iteration. […]
Findings are beginning to emerge from Project Zero’s Agency by Design, a multiyear research initiative investigating the promises, practices, and pedagogies of maker-centered learning experiences.
This post originally appeared at Usable Knowledge at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The maker movement — think of it as “smart DIY,” a high- and low-tech approach to tinkering that turns users into inventors — is spurring excitement about the power of ingenuity in fields as disparate as robotics and design and agriculture. […]
This post originally appeared at the Out of Eden Learn blog How do we talk with one another in a digital age? Who do we friend, follow, and otherwise connect with? How do we share our ideas and respond to the ideas of others? And how do our online exchanges contribute to our understandings of […]
This post originally appeared on Project Zero’s Agency by Design blog. If you know where to look around my mother’s house, you can find a carefully curated collection of items that I made throughout my life. These artifacts represent my dabbling, over the years, in a wide range of media.There are watercolors, primitive looking sketches, […]
Most people don’t complain of time moving too slowly. Busy schedules coupled with the constant barrage of information and new technologies buzzing around make weeks seem like just a few days and months seem to pass in a flash. News cycles refresh at a dizzying pace, and it’s often difficult to mull through the media […]