This article made me think of something I have been churning about for a long time - schools as maker spaces.
I mean this in two ways.
The first is that I think that making if all kinds - arts, crafts, robotics, etextiles, welding, etc., should absoltely be in schools.
I also mean it in the sense of schools as places where people make deep understanding for themselves.
In a very real and practical way, I believe the two are intimately connected, and that these connections are essential to actual education reform.