Category: Maker Education

Makerspace and the Reskilling Revolution

With the improvement in technology over the years, there is a reskilling revolution unfolding across industries. Over the next decade, 1.1 billion...

A Resource Roundup for Makerspace Support and Inspiration

Implementing a makerspace can feel overwhelming. There are a lot of hands-on learning material options available and once decisions are...

Collaborative Brilliance: The Impact of Media Specialist-Teacher Partnerships

Often, media specialists find themselves as solitary figures in our schools, but to effectively serve all our students, we must be master...

Ideas for Setting up Your Makerspace

When I first started to offer more opportunities for making, I discovered there were quite a few logistics and organization strategies...

Breaking the Rules to Explore Games in Learning

I’m a rule follower. I always have been. When I was a kid, I would get so nervous I would sweat when I thought someone wasn’t following...

Creating Connections to the Environment through Making

It may be more important than ever to give our students opportunities to learn about the environment, ways to protect it, and the effects of...

Fun Maker Challenges for Summer Learning

Teaching summer school was typically my favorite time of the year. As one of the sixth-grade teachers in my building, I worked with incoming sixth...

Using Picture Books to Engage in STEM/STEAM

When I worked at a children’s science center, my favorite time of the year was summer camp season. We ran seven weeks of summer camps every year...

Our Favorite Materials for Getting Started with Making

Starting to offer maker opportunities to students can feel overwhelming. And, finding the right tools for students to use can be...

Our Favorite Robotics for Your Classroom or Makerspace

Figuring out what robotics tools to get for your makerspace or classroom can be tricky. There are many options out there and they are typically a...

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