Tinkering: kids learn by making stuff

How can you consistently pull off hands-on tinkering with kids? How do you deal with questions that you can't answer? How do you know if tinkering kids are learning anything or not? Is there a line between fooling around with real stuff and learning? The idea of learning through tinkering is not so radical. From the dawn of time, whenever humanity has wanted to know more, we have achieved it most effectively by getting our hands dirty and making careful observations of real stuff.

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Subject(s)Design & Development, Design and technology, Materials and manufacturing, Mechanisms and structures, Computing
Author(s)Curt Gabrielson
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