makerspace

makerspace
Posted on 05/14/2018
This is the image for the news article titled makerspaceThe video below investigates how Indigenous youth, communities and teachers engage with culturally-connected "making" activities using high-low tech materials in local and mobile MAKERSPACES.

Establishing a makerspace at SRHS looked at how Indigenous youth leverage existing making activities and Indigenous technologies and craft practices that are often excluded from contemporary definitions of making.

Click the image to be taken to the video hosted on the "2018 STEM For All" site.

By building connections between Indigenous, home and community-based practices, our partners at Arizona State University will help us create opportunities for access to and participation in STEAM learning, fostering positive youth identity development in STEAM and improved school-community relationships.


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Makeshop, the makerspace at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and a leader in defining makerspaces, gives a thorough definition of makerspaces and translates a lot of research findings to outline design considerations for practitioners who want to build makerspaces. 

MakerEd is a the leader of supporting making in education, and they have a ton of resources for all people who might want to do more with makerspaces.

This EdWeek article explains some of the research findings around makerspaces
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