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Maker-Centered Learning

Now available—Agency by Design’s new book, Maker-Centered Learning: Empowering Young People to Shape their Worlds.

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AbD Oakland Fellowship

Meet this year’s project Fellows in Oakland, CA in a blog post by Oakland Leadership Team member Brooke Toczylowski

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AbD Online Course

Thinking and Learning in the Maker-Centered Classroom, a new online course offered by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, enrolling now for February 2017!

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Project Zero Perspectives Pittsburgh

Join Agency by Design and educators from around the world in May 2017 for the Project Zero Perspectives conference Making—Innovating—Learning in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Educator Resources

Check out the AbD thinking routines and conceptual framework to support maker-centered learning in your home teaching and learning context.

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In this blog post, Agency by Design online course instructor Jane Jessep explores the storied meaning of the word “hack” by reflecting on her own experiences “hacking around” in the 1960s.


Former Project Zero Artist in Residence Peter Woods describes the ways in which noise music may be understood as a form of maker practice.


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Reflecting on the @agencybydesign capacities with the @abdoakland Fellows at @_girlsgarage #makered

Looking closely, exploring complexity, and finding opportunity at _girlsgarage #makered