Here at MakerBridge, we’ve each taken a turn this week defining what makerspaces mean to us. Today, as we wrap up our five-day series, we think about how others define it. Here are some definitions from around MakerWorld.
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This week, we continue our special week in which we take turns sharing our definition of a makerspace.
I spend much of my time during the academic year in Michigan Makers, after-school mobile makerspace projects in local K-12 schools. I … Read more >
As regular blog readers may know, occasionally MakerBridge does what we call “Fifth Monday” posts, in which the MakerBridge bloggers all write on the same topic. This week, we are trying something a little similar but a little different–we’ll
I got to talk a lot with educators and librarians this summer about makerspaces, maker-friendly culture, and even (gasp) assessment of maker work. Now I’m back in the rhythm of the school year, with a bit more desk time during
This week, MakerBridge was featured in Publishers Weekly as part of their coverage of the American Library Association (ALA) 2014 conference, upcoming at the end of the month. Since makerspaces in libraries are on the rise and will be … Read more >
Libraries are logical destinations for makerspace activity. They have how-to guides; Internet access; community trust; an existing infrastructure for planning, promoting, and presenting programs; and big tables for workspaces! But what might a makerspace look like in a secondary school … Read more >