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TEDxManhattanBeach - Paulo Blikstein - One Fabrication Lab per School: the FabLab@School project

May 20, 2012View for printing

"A lot of the skills we teach in school now are obsolete."

Paulo Blikstein is Assistant Professor at Stanford University School of Education Blikstein's research focus on how new technologies can deeply transform the learning of science, engineering, and mathematics. He creates and researches cutting-edge technologies for use in inner-city schools, such as computer modeling, robotics, and rapid prototyping, creating constructionist learning environments in which children learn science and mathematics by building sophisticated projects and devices. A recipient of the prestigious NSF Early Career Award, Blikstein holds a PhD. from Northwestern University, an MSc. from the MIT Media Lab, and a B.S. in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of São Paulo.

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