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Tested celebrates the National Week of Making

Adam Savage’s Tested released a video each day of the 2017 National Week of Making that celebrated an individual maker and their story. Check out the first one below:

Tested Celebrates National Week of Making!

Adam kicks off a week of celebrating makers of all diciplines for the National Week of Making! Every day this week, we’ll be spotlighting a maker on our team and community, sharing why they make. Find out more about the National Week of Making and events at http://www.weekofmaking.org/ Shot and edited by Ryan Kiser Subscribe for more videos!

Meet more makers and hear their stories in Tested’s videos from days two, three, four, five, six, and seven.

Making and Education at American University

This panel presentation featured remarks and a panel discussion featuring maker educators. Speakers and panelists included:

  • Dorothy Jones-Davis, Executive Director of Nation of Makers
  • Trey Lathe, Executive Director of the Maker Education Initiative
  • Sara Trettin, Policy Advisor at the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology
  • Cara Lesser, Founder and CEO of KID Museum
  • Heather Lister, Professional Development Chair for ISTE’s Librarian Network #ISTELIB
  • Davide Prete, Director of the Digital Fabrication Lab at Catholic University
  • Jason Botel, Acting Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education and
  • Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education

Video starts at 14:09.

Making and Education

More on Makers at http://www.weekofmaking.org/events/making-in-education/?platform=hootsuite the Making and Education presentation will feature remarks and a panel discussion featuring maker educators. Speakers and panelists will include: -Dorothy Jones-Davis, Executive Director of Nation of Makers -Trey Lathe, Executive Director of the Maker Education Initiative -Sara Trettin, Policy Advisor at the U.S.