This book is an excellent introduction to making in a school setting. The authors, Sylvia Libow Martinez and Gary S. Stager, discuss both the why and the how of incorporating making projects into your class. They also include a number of useful resources, as well as pointers to help you advocate for the funding and space you need.
Do you think the maker movement can change education? Read about how some schools are using making to create new educational experiences. Can you reinvigorate an existing classroom project with making?