Mitch Resnick, co-inventor of Scratch, and David Gauntlett, author of 'Making is Connecting', each discuss three objects which show the power of making. They show that making is learning, fosters happiness, and is true social participation.
Professor, School of Media, Art and Design
University of Westminster, London, UK
LEGO Papert Professor of Learning Research, MIT Media Lab
David Gauntlett's books include Making is Connecting (2011). He has worked with some of the world's leading creative organisations, including the BBC, the British Library, V&A, Tate, and Lego.
Mitch Resnick leads a team which develops tools for creative learning, including Scratch, the online programming tool and community for kids. He was awarded the 2011 McGraw Prize in Education.