I love this post. I have been using student mentors in my class for as long as I turned the drivers wheel over to my students in terms of new techonologies. I couldn't stand in their way by waiting to learn everything myself first (an impossible if not just ego-maniacle task). I hosted a teacher maker session at a faculty meeting in January and one of my 5th graders hosted a table workshop on Scratch. He had the head of school and our 7th and 8th grade math teacher in his audience!
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