Defining Makerspaces: Part 1. Setting Up Your Own MakerSpace. Lewis and Clark's MakerSpace Adventure!
As told by Angela Rosheim, Teacher-Librarian My Blog: Lewis and Clark Learns Visit my blog to get a glimpse into our library. My MakerSpace Webpage. The Makings of a Makerspace: Three Examples. In late October, 2013, I visited several makerspaces in the bay area crammed into one day, and blogged about my discoveries here.
Then, in summer 2014, I visited two more makerspaces and blogged about those here. Most recently, the fabulous Jaymes Dec hosted me at Marymount in NYC, Kat Sauter hosted me at Ann Richards STARS in Austin (whom I also visited back in 2013 before their makerspace!) , and Ross Monroe hosted me at Edmonds Community College here in Seattle. 6 Essential Tips for Designing Your Makerspace’s Layout.
When planning a makerspace, most think about designing for creativity.
It’s important to think about the types of projects that will be completed in the space, how many people will use the space at any given time, and the equipment on your must-have versus nice-to-have lists. However, there are also a few considerations that often go overlooked. Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, a fully-accredited private school serving students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade with two locations in Suffolk, Virginia. Resources for Creating a Makerspace. Are you ready to create your own Makerspace?
Would you like some help? The Makerspace Lab website is designed to provide teachers, technology directors, librarians, hacker space designer and community leaders with information on how to make a Makerspace. The Makerspace community is very generous, and provides a lot of free information about how to build a space, lessons learned and tips for running a Maker Space. Why Makerspaces Take Learning to the Next Level. Learn All About STEAM Education and Maker Spaces from @GeekyTeach on this amazing podcast! · TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting NetworkbyJeffrey Bradbury. Podcast: Download | Embed Is your school looking to develop a STEAM lab or a Maker Space?
In this episode, Meredith Martin shows us how you can turn a simple room into the innovation lab of your dreams for pennies on the dollar! Eli7095. The ideas behind a school makerspace and its benefits for students – Rock Island Techie. When I first heard about makerspaces, I wondered what was so unique about such spaces and what differentiated them from a classroom with materials for projects, the room I use as an office and keep all my art, tech, and office supplies, or even the garage or shed that my husband keeps all his tools and gear for various things.
As I’ve learned more about makerspaces, I’ve realized that all these places (and many more) CAN be makerspaces and probably are often used that way from time to time. In a school makerspace, the actual space and tools (or supplies and resources) are just part of the equation; so what is the pedagogy behind a maker space in schools and how does that benefit students? Makerspace Playbook Feb 2013. Creating a space for young makers and educators.