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Create a school makerspace in 3 simple steps

Create a school makerspace in 3 simple steps

08/01/2019

Topics: Makerspaces

As maker education gains steam, many educators are looking for ways to incorporate making and tinkering into their schools and classrooms — often on a shoestring budget.

“Kids are saying they want to learn…

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What if every kid could learn through tinkering?

What if every kid could learn through tinkering?

06/09/2014

Topics: Makerspaces, Robotics, STEM & STEAM

Quin Etnyre has been a featured speaker at Maker Faires in the United States and abroad, invented a product, founded his own company and taught introductory electronics classes to alumni of MIT — a school he one day plans to attend when he finishes middle school and…

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Maker movement: Bridging the gap between girls and STEM

Maker movement: Bridging the gap between girls and STEM

03/22/2014

Topics: Makerspaces

Girls want to change the world.

Eighty-eight percent say they want to make a difference with their lives, and 90 percent express a desire to help people, according to the Girl Scouts' "Generation STEM" research. Girls have traditionally achieved this goal through people-oriented…

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What can educators learn from the maker movement?

What can educators learn from the maker movement?

02/03/2014

Topics: Makerspaces, STEM & STEAM

A technological and creative revolution is unfolding around the world: the maker movement, which celebrates using technology to make, repair and customize the things we need.

Hundreds of thousands of adults and children alike are frequenting…

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