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The Kickstart Guide to Making GREAT Makerspaces

The Kickstart Guide to Making GREAT Makerspaces

© 2018 | 168 pages | Corwin

Creating powerful learning environments

The makerspace phenomenon has taken education by storm, but many educators still have questions about how makerspaces can be created and used for deeper learning. Anyone can create a makerspace. This is the guide to creating a GREAT makerspace. Written by makerspace pioneer Laura Fleming, The Kickstart Guide to Making GREAT Makerspaces is filled with step-by-step, practical ideas that demystify the process of planning and creating a makerspace. Its workbook style ensures that by the time educators are done reading, they have a ready-to-implement plan personalized for their classroom, school, or district. Readers will find

  • A wealth of examples of great makerspaces in action
  • Activities and strategies for inspiring making across the curriculum
  • Plenty of room and guidance for brainstorming and developing a personalized plan

Building on Fleming’s Worlds of Making, this guide will help educators plan and create a makerspace learning environment that students need, want, deserve, and value.

About the Author
Part 1. The Seven Attributes of a GREAT Makerspace
Part 2. Making GREAT Makerspaces
Part 3. No Cookie-Cutter Makerspaces Allowed!
Part 4. Get the Most Bang for Your Buck!
Part 5. Creating the Conditions to Inspire!
Part 6. Assessing Creativity Without Squashing It!

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ISBN: 9781506392523