Drone First Test Flight

The best Drone pilots from around Shanghai will be showcasing their skills with drones at this year’s Jinqiao Mini Maker Faire. Come cheer for your favorite pilot as they fly races, freestyle and obstacle courses.

TimeOut Shanghai Family


Check out the write up  about the Jinqiao Mini Maker Faire in TimeOut Shanghai.

3 key qualities of school makerspaces

Here are a few quotes from this amazing article about School Makerspaces:

“Making requires two sets of skills and the confidence to try something new. The first is simply tool skills – knowing which tool to use and how to use it safely”

“The second set of skills can be thought of as diagnostic and problem-solving skills. These are the skills required to figure out why something won’t work, come up with a creative solution and to manage one’s emotions through the process. These skills probably can be taught, but they are typically learned through practice and coaching (a key skill for a teacher in a makerspace).”

“There is nothing more important in a makerspace then a dedicated teacher.”

Read the whole article to learn more about School Makerspaces.

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“Would you like to try our chair?” asks 15-year-old Manon Miller to anyone stopping to look at the winged, cardboard chair placed in the center of the hall. This was no ordinary winged cardboard chair, mind you. It took Miller and her two teammates five weeks every day after school to design the structure, cut the cardboard and meticulously assemble the pieces. “Now the chair can hold at least 100 kilograms!” Miller grins.

See the rest of the article here.

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Tudou video Can be watched in China.

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Avery Print from the Web, v5 Document

Sign up now to be a part of the world largest Show and Tell, the Maker Faire.   The Jinqiao Mini Maker Faire is now accepting Maker applications.

Makers sign up here.


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What do you make?  What do you want to make?  What are your dreams?  The Jinqiao Mini Maker Faire is gearing up to celebrate all the different kinds of makers we have in our community.  Keep your eyes and ears open as we get ready!

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What does Disney’s support represent for the World Maker Faire?
The Maker Movement impacts industry, innovation and education, and involves almost everyone. Disney’s support of World Maker Faire reinforces the importance of innovation and resourcefulness, and helps us bring the best of creativity to thousands of kids and families. Together we hope this showcase will inspire the next generation of young makers.

By Max Lark, The Walt Disney Company

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