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Taking Apart to Build Stories of Change

This piece is based on a workshop titled “Taking Apart Racism: Using Maker-Centered Practices to Break Down Systems of Oppression,” led by Jaime Chao Mignano and Mark Perkins at t ...
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Taking Apart to Build Stories of Change

This piece is based on a workshop titled “Taking Apart Racism: Using Maker-Centered Practices to Break Down Systems of Oppression,” led by Jaime Chao Mignano and Mark Perkins at t ...
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Incorporating Maker-Centered Learning into the Early Years Classroom

Victoria Educational Organisation educator and Head of Curriculum Studies Lisa Golds provides an introduction to the Agency by Design: Early Childhood in the Making initiative a ...
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Incorporating Maker-Centered Learning into the Early Years Classroom

Victoria Educational Organisation educator and Head of Curriculum Studies Lisa Golds provides an introduction to the Agency by Design: Early Childhood in the Making initiative a ...
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The AbD Making Moves: A Thumbnail History and Introduction

What do the Agency by Design maker capacities look like in action, and what moves might we encourage to support the development of these capacities? Former Agency by Design Principal Investigat ...
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The AbD Making Moves: A Thumbnail History and Introduction

What do the Agency by Design maker capacities look like in action, and what moves might we encourage to support the development of these capacities? Former Agency by Design Principal Investigat ...
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A Take Apart Toolkit: What we learn from unmaking

This piece is the first in a series of Field Notes which can be read as a Take Apart Toolkit of sorts, including how to use Take Aparts to engage in deep analysis, to increase accessibility, to ...
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A Take Apart Toolkit: What we learn from unmaking

This piece is the first in a series of Field Notes which can be read as a Take Apart Toolkit of sorts, including how to use Take Aparts to engage in deep analysis, to increase accessibility, to ...
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Voice and Choice: Developing a sensitivity to what—and who—is not represented

Where are we coming from? ...
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Voice and Choice: Developing a sensitivity to what—and who—is not represented

Where are we coming from? ...
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Agency by Design in Translation

Agency by Design Project Manager Jessica Ross visits Bilbao and puts the Spanish translations of the team’s thinking routines into action. ...
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Agency by Design in Translation

Agency by Design Project Manager Jessica Ross visits Bilbao and puts the Spanish translations of the team’s thinking routines into action. ...
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Just “Hacking Around”: Bringing New Meaning to a Storied Word

In this blog post, Agency by Design online course instructor Jane Jessep explores the storied meaning of the word “hack” by reflecting on her own experiences “hacking around” in the 196 ...
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Just “Hacking Around”: Bringing New Meaning to a Storied Word

In this blog post, Agency by Design online course instructor Jane Jessep explores the storied meaning of the word “hack” by reflecting on her own experiences “hacking around” in the 196 ...
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Introducing the 2016-2017 Agency by Design Oakland Fellowship

Brooke Toczylowski, Lead Coordinator and Coach for the Agency by Design Oakland Fellows, provides an overview of the educators who will be partnering with the Agency by Design project as they w ...
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Introducing the 2016-2017 Agency by Design Oakland Fellowship

Brooke Toczylowski, Lead Coordinator and Coach for the Agency by Design Oakland Fellows, provides an overview of the educators who will be partnering with the Agency by Design project as they w ...
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Building a Maker Educator Learning Community in Pittsburgh

Guest Author Jeff Evancho, the Project Zero Programming Specialist at the Quaker Valley School District, describes the process of establishing the Pittsburgh Maker Educator Learning Community, ...
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Building a Maker Educator Learning Community in Pittsburgh

Guest Author Jeff Evancho, the Project Zero Programming Specialist at the Quaker Valley School District, describes the process of establishing the Pittsburgh Maker Educator Learning Community, ...
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When a Ship is not a Ship—It’s a Sabre-toothed Cat! A Story of Maker Empowerment and Collective Agency

Ilya Pratt, AbD Oakland Leadership Team member and Design+Make+Engage program director at Park Day School, tells a tale of maker empowerment and collective agency through the story of Kyle and ...
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When a Ship is not a Ship—It’s a Sabre-toothed Cat! A Story of Maker Empowerment and Collective Agency

Ilya Pratt, AbD Oakland Leadership Team member and Design+Make+Engage program director at Park Day School, tells a tale of maker empowerment and collective agency through the story of Kyle and ...

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