Empowering Creative Thinkers and Makers

Learning by doing inspires students to explore, investigate and create. By embracing the maker movement, educators can tap into their students’ natural inclinations, allowing them to develop critical STEAM skills as well as an agile and resilient mind.

Making means many things to many people and, as we know - it can and does happen in more than one part of our lives. So, along with the work we do in terms of informal learning and supporting maker spaces, tech shops, Makers/hobbyists, Intel is also working to bring the learnings from the maker movement to young learners – to the tinkerers & makers - but in the context of the K-12 classroom.

We aim to bring together the essentials to help educators adopt “Making” into their schools and classrooms. Partnering with Arduino, Intel developed the Arduino 101 learning board. Powered by the Intel® Curie™ Module, Arduino 101 makes it easy for students to bring their ideas to life while learning about technology, naturally. We also know that a maker board alone is not sufficient to get started with maker projects so, we are working with our ecosystem partners to bring educational maker kits to market. Additionally, to help inspire making in the classroom, we are building a collection of projects developed by our Intel® Education visionaries from around the world.

We want to help you bring the best of the maker movement to your classroom. Learn more about the Arduino/Genuino 101 board, maker kits and lessons at http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/education/maker-resources-for-educators.html

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Raju Doshi

About Raju Doshi

Raju Doshi is the Solution Strategy & Advocacy Manager for the Intel Education Group. Focused on advocating for and delivering integrated strategies to help education leaders and governments drive education transformation, Raju is instrumental in aligning the solutions framework for Intel Education. As part of this role, Raju works within Intel and with partners on creation of relevant and affordable solutions to help accelerate adoption of the lessons from the maker movement into education. Raju joined Intel in 1996 as a hardware reliability engineer for the super computing division. Since then, she has held a variety of technical, marketing, and management positions including marketing manager for the Intel foundation and the science competitions. She holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Michigan Tech University.