Friday, Jan. 29, 2021
Courtesy photo/St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School
SALT LAKE CITY — When St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Schools students were able to return to school in-person last August, they were excited to be with teachers and friends in their classrooms. Following new safety protocols for COVID-19, they quickly adapted to the “new norm” for classroom etiquette and were surprised to learn a new classroom was developed for them over the summer with a lot of help from the community. This special room is the Louise Cairo Best Makerspace, a place where students get to explore their own interests and develop creative projects.
“The goal of the Makerspace is to give students a place for hands-on creating. It encourages creativity, critical thinking and collaboration,” said Suzanne Kimball,…