Technology continues to come up with ways to bridge physical divides and reach masses of people that even the most efficient school could not.
Make Magazine has taken to Google+ to launch a daily camp led by a different learning expert who shows “camp-goers” how to do cool things and make cool stuff–from “tension towers” to stop-motion animation projects.
While school is starting soon–or has already–these can be used to supplement traditional in-class lessons, as team-building activities in K-12 and university classrooms, or for homeschooled learners as well.
The program began July 16th and runs through August 24th, so it’s about halfway over, but you could think of it as “two weeks of cool projects” and
“We’ve created the online summer camp experience that we wanted to do physically, but that wasn’t practical,” Dale Dougherty, founder and publisher of Make magazine, told Mashable in an interview. “We want to encourage teens to use the summer to make things, so we’re bringing in people who can demonstrate interesting projects.