Classroom comeback: Pupils at Worth Primary Schools knitting club. Studies found that knitting helped students with writing and math, improved their behavior, and that they put down their cell phones and had "real conversations" when knitting!
The Maker Movement overlaps with the natural inclinations of children and the power of learning by doing. By embracing the lessons of the Maker Movement, educators can revamp the best student-centered teaching practices to engage learners of all ages.
Making Makers: Kids, Tools, and the Future of Innovation by AnnMarie Thomas This is a book for parents and other educators—both formal and informal, who are curious about the intersections of learning and making.