Transforming the classroom into a place where students can think critically and creatively, communicate, and work cooperatively is essential to ensuring they are successful in the 21st century. Preparing a makerspace in your classroom is one way to accomplish this goal and convert your classroom into an active and engaging learning environment. Here is some information about makerspaces and how to incorporate them into your classroom.
1. What is a Makerspace?
What exactly is a makerspace? Simply put, they are environments where students’ imaginations come to life and mix all aspects of STEM into one area. The teacher provides tools and materials that promote innovative thinking, inquiry, application, and allow students to take control of their learning.
2. Useful for all Contents
Although STEM is a major part of it, makerspaces are not specific to the fields of…