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Hop on the DIY Bandwagon: Great 'Maker' Tools for Students

Hop on the DIY Bandwagon: Best 'Maker' Tools

The "Maker Movement" is a hot trend that's made its way into schools throughout the country. Teachers are finding new ways to help students innovate, build and create. 

Educator Vicki Davis, writing for Edutopia, offers a list of different 'maker' tools to use and discover, such as 3-D printers, vinyl cutters, the MaKey MaKey invention kit and more. 

"Duct tape, cardboard, crafting supplies and soldering kits are among the many materials and tools being used in makerspaces -- along with lots of plastic bins and labels," the article said. "There is so much more to the Maker movement, but one thing is certain. Educators and librarians who want their schools and libraries to stay relevant and engaging will read, learn and reinvent themselves."

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Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor

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