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The Hacktory: Teaching Physics with Felt

Nov 10, 2013

MAKER’S DELIGHT: Mary Beth Hertz, a K-8 technology teacher in Philly, takes us through creative ways to teach physics (specifically circuitry) with Maker activities. She details her experiences at a "Sewing with Circuits" workshop run by The Hacktory, a Philadelphia maker community focused on education and creation. Her main realization following the event? You learn by doing -- whether you’re a teacher or a student.

column | Community

The Hacktory: Teaching Physics with Felt

Nov 10, 2013

MAKER’S DELIGHT: Mary Beth Hertz, a K-8 technology teacher in Philly, takes us through creative ways to teach physics (specifically circuitry) with Maker activities. She details her experiences at a "Sewing with Circuits" workshop run by The Hacktory, a Philadelphia maker community focused on education and creation. Her main realization following the event? You learn by doing -- whether you’re a teacher or a student.

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