This article discusses the importance of not only using makerspaces in the classroom, but also ensuring that the media center specialist is able to pick a space that is the most beneficial to their school. This includes taking inventory of the types of students in your school, choosing an effective makerspace with the most appropriate materials and also ensuring that it is within a reasonable budget for your school.
This article discusses the importance of makerspaces in school libraries as well as the importance of choosing the best-fitting spaces for each library. It also discusses different types of makerspaces and the materials that are needed for each of them as well as the estimated cost of each space.
This informative article guides the planning, learning and implementation of a school library makerspace. It provides suggestions and guidance on makerspace design, safety, instruction, and budgeting.
This article discusses the importance of makerspaces and how they contribute to a student's developing creativity. It introduces ideas for different makerspace lessons including puppetry, video production and science demonstrations.
This article discusses the details of the workshop model in makerspaces. It addresses the design challenges and explains the best avenue for curriculum-based learning in the school media center. This article will also ensure that student-led workshops will help students learn to think critically and develop high-level problem-solving skills.
How can you develop an interactive and informative makerspace in an elementary school media center that is also time and cost efficient? This article discusses the challenges and strategies of creating a makerspace in an elementary school library for the first time.