Exploratorium Snacks – Wonderful and playful science focused making projects built with inexpensive materials.
FabLearn Fellows – Resources on a huge variety of making projects, put together by the Teacher Fellows with FabLearn, an annual conference on making in education put on by the Stanford University d.school.
Make the Way – Collaboration between Sonoma State and Santa Rosa USD to integrate math and making in K-8 classrooms.
Maker Education Initiative – A supporter of the MakerEd community and provider of resources and programs.
Makeshop at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburg has great resources for all things making in schools.
RAFT – Idea Sheets – A set of over 700 projects based on readily available low-cost materials.
Tinkering Studio blog – Amazing projects that are tinkerable and can be used in a variety of settings.
Dimensions of Learning Framework This framework from the Tinkering Studio lists and describes assessable indicators of engagement and learning. They also include a guide for how facilitators can encourage these behaviors and mindsets in their classes.
Bay Area Maker Educators This group has free MeetUps once a month on Thursdays in San Francisco. Meetings alternate between the Tinkering Studio and various maker spaces throughout the city.
Inkscape (open-source vector graphics design software)
Gravit Designer (web-based vector graphics design software that can be used with Chromebooks)\
MakerCase (web site to generate box patterns for laser cutting)
Tinkercad (web-based 3D design software that can be used with Chromebooks)
Scratch (blocks-based programming language)