We have included some additional reference books and materials if you are interested in learning more about the maker mindset.

Maker Education, Physical Computing or Design Thinking in the Classroom

Invent To Learn

by Sylvia Libow Martinez and Gary Stager

Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom

Invent to Learn Book Cover


by John Spencer and AJ Juliani

Using Design Thinking to Boost Creativity and Bring Out the Maker in Every Student

Launch Book Cover

The Innovator’s Mindset

by George Couros

Empower Learning, Unleash Talent, and Lead a Culture of Creativity

Innovator's Mindset Book Cover

The Big Book of Makerspace Projects

by Colleen Graves

Inspiring Makers to Experiment, Create, and Learn

Makerspace Projects Book Cover

Code and Computational Thinking


by Charles Petzold

The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

Code Book Cover

Girl Code

by Andy Gonzales and Sophie Houser

Gaming, Going Viral, and Getting it Done

Girl Code Book Cover

Secret Coders

by Gene Luen Yang and Mike Holmes

Get with the PROGRAM!

Secret Coders Book Cover

How to Count

by Steven Frank

Programming for Mere Mortals, Vol. 1

How to Count Book Cover


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