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Maker Krewe

PRESENTED ON MAY 08, 2014
IN NEW ORLEANS @ VOL 12

"I didn't teach her how to do it, another student had taught her how to do it who'd been to Maker Krewe and learned it from somebody else."

In Marker Krewe from PechaKucha New Orleans Vol. 12, Oskie Creech shares over eleven years of experience teaching in classrooms with what he views as overly structured schooldays. In 2009, he created summer camps allowing children the autonomy to create their own schedules. Oskie created Maker Krewe to provide the time, tools, expertise and community support that kids need in order to grow as creative problem solvers.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 22nd, 2017. 

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The Maker Addict Movement

BY LIZ NEELY
@ VOL 25 ON MAR 05, 2013

Liz Neely is a maker addict. She creates things that have no purpose; only to see if she could make something out of her own imagination. She does not believe in the impossible and therefore challenges others to thing freely and create because no matter the lack of experience you may have nor how impossioble it may seem, it can be made. 

 

 

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The Real World

BY HALEY NABOYCHIK
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 13, 2015

Haley Naboychik believes that educational experiences should be designed to be real and relevant to the world beyond high school. Opportunities that provide experiences for using creativity, engaging in meaningful problem-solving and teaming with others prepares youth not just for college or the workforce, it prepares them for life.

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Creative Change Agents

BY LAURA KISAILUS
@ VOL 3 ON APR 10, 2015

Laura Kisailus and Michael Matera are change agents. They share the process of making change happen through problem solving using an example of rearranging a workspace. What seems like a small bit of housekeeping turns out to have a significant impact on work.

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Wire, the Australian Problem Solving Medium

BY MARK THOMSON
@ VOL 12 ON JUL 20, 2016

Mark Thomson, Advanced Research Director at the Institute of Backyard Studies, share about the wonders of wire! 

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3D Problem Solving

BY ALAN LISHNESS
@ VOL 30 ON FEB 20, 2015

"Everybody has something inside them that they want to make, and they just haven't figured it out yet."

In 3D Problem Solving, Alan Lishness shares his unique passion for creating unusual yet striking lamps made from scrap parts found in Portland, Maine. In this presentation, Alan encourages us to find what we love to make and start creating!

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What can business schools learn from kindergartens?

BY ANH HOANG
@ MSM GOES PECHAKUCHA ON MAR 17, 2017

The way you define a problem decides the way you solve your problem. The attitude with which you face the problem determines who you are and why the organization should choose you, not others, says Anh Hoang.

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About Making Things

BY ROBERTA SANDRI
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 29, 2018

The process of making as a way to battle restlessness - Roberta Sandri shares a few of her creative habits.

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Making The Maker City

BY MARANDA VANDERGRIFF
@ VOL 28 ON AUG 16, 2018

The Maker City is the greater Knoxville-area community of makers, artists, creatives, and small-scale manufacturers and supporting entities. Led by the Mayor’s Maker Council, The Maker City creates collaborative partnerships, programming, and opportunities in support of Knoxville’s maker community. Maranda Vandergriff is the Creative Director at the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center, the owner and designer behind Vagabondary, and serves on the support staff for The Maker City.
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Working with a Dyslexic Brain

BY JAMES MCEVOY
@ VOL 12 ON APR 25, 2019

"If you've got a dyslexic brain look at the problem solving and enjoy it" We hear from self-employed cable technician James McEvoy as he talks us through the skills he's developed over his life to overcome dyslexia both in education and the workplace.