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Recycling Materials for School Funds!


Recommended Reading:


“We Came to Play”: Lessons on Connected Learning and Creativity from Caine’s Arcade (MacArthur Foundation, 4/14)
http://spotlight.macfound.org/blog/entry/lessons-on-connected-learning-from-caines-arcade/

Colin Lankshear and Michele Knobel, “What Can Teachers Learn from DIY Cultures,”
Confessions of an Aca-Fan, May 26, May 28, May 31, 2010
http://henryjenkins.org/2010/05/diy_learning.html
http://henryjenkins.org/2010/05/what_can_teachers_learn_from_d.html
http://henryjenkins.org/2010/05/what_can_teachers_learn_from_d_1.html

Reggio Emilia approach:
http://www.reggiokids.com/about/about_approach.php

Why Kids Need to Know How to Hack: Technological Citizenship and the New Civic Education
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdL0hCnGJ04

"Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out" done by the MacArthur Foundation has a really great section on youth enterprise, entrepreneurship, and media (Chapter 7, but especially pages 307-323).



Melrose, Regalena. “Why Waldorf Works: From a Neuroscientific Perspective
Offers an in-depth explanation of why play-based schooling works for children, based on studies of brain development. Provides a factual basis for supporting play-based curriculum, which strengthens the position of advocates and gives skeptics a framework for implementing play-based curriculum.

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