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S.T.E.A.M. Maker: Finding Our Groove

Finding Our Groove (October 1 and 3, 2013) “I love being the baker! It makes me feel so alive!” Reflections from our  S.T.E.A.M. Maker program at Talking Stick Learning Center don’t get better than that. How do we know we are on track and doing what we should be doing? We feel alive and happy and at the top of our…

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The Bigger Picture: Does Learning Have To Be Unpleasant?

Does Learning Have to be Unpleasant? At Talking Stick, we love to learn through play. But aren’t there at least some things that children have to learn that are unpleasant? The answer is that there are so many unpleasant learning experiences that happen whether we construct them or not, that we do not need to coerce young people into additional unpleasant…

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