The maker movement is literally making alternatives to the one-size-fits-all education we’re used to. Whether one opts in to butcher a rabbit for dinner with her primitive knife, repair her energy source because there’s no one else around, or risk burns by a soldering iron to assemble her first robot at Maker Faire, the visceral opportunities to succeed (or fail) almost certainly teaches an individual more about herself and her abilities than any standardized test or mandatory general education course ever could.
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