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Getting Started with Makerspaces: In STEAM Classes and Across Curriculum

Suggestions, tips, and activities for getting started with Makerspaces across curriculum.

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Overview

Makerspaces can be a great way to engage students and cultivate skills such as problem-solving, collaboration, design thinking, and empathy. These webinars will provide an explanation of what makerspaces are, why they are so beneficial to your students, and how to get started with them in your classroom or school. You will discover a wide variety of activities and example projects that you can employ across curriculum not just in math or science classes. In addition, you will learn how to tie these activities to standards, get started on a budget, and the types of supplies you might want to use. We will also cover how your school can develop a school-wide maker mentality across curriculum.

Details

Subject: SimpleK12 Assignments
Categories: STEAM, Tools for Student Projects

Contents

  • Getting Started with Makerspaces: In STEAM Classes and Across Curriculum
Getting Started With Makerspaces and STEAM
STEM, STEAM, and Makerspaces are hot topics in education these days, but many educators are unsure how to get started with them, or think they don't apply if they don't teach math or science.more...
I Made It: Creating Makerspaces on a Budget
One of the goals of a Makerspace is to connect concrete projects to the more abstract worlds of STEM.more...
MakerSpaces: Letting Genius Shine!
A makerspace is a place where students can gather to create, invent, tinker, explore and discover using a variety of tools and materials.more...
Using Makerspaces to Help Teach Empathy and Problem-Solving
Making is a hot topic in classrooms today as we work to transform our students from consumers to creators.more...
The Maker Movement: Developing a Maker Mentality across Curriculum
The Maker Movement has started to see the creation of Makerspaces in schools and libraries all across the country.more...

Reviews (8)

 
This was a great beginning experience with Makerspaces.
 
Makerspaces are amazing- and gives a whole new life to materials we thought our kids outgrew.
Full Member
 
Lots of wonderful ideas!
Full Member
 
So helpful and useful! I also love the Mystery Bags for challenges as well!
 
I liked the Maker Space ideas!
Full Member
 
I really liked the emphasis on:
1.) not grading projects
2.)learning right along with the students/ letting students be the experts and teachers
Full Member
 
Thanks for the help in figuring out what to use in a Maker space.
Basic Member
 
Awesome learning program! Very inspired and ready to share with colleagues and especially my students :D
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