Dream big and create.
That’s what Kim Herron, innovation coach at Eisenhower Elementary School, is telling her students to do in their brand-new Makerspace classroom.
As part of the McPherson School District’s effort to redesign its classrooms to promote successful graduates, project-based learning, technology and data analytics are a big part of the learning environment in the space.
This summer, teachers decided that a Makerspace would allow students to dream big and develop lifelong skills they need as successful high school graduates.
Students will have the chance to use the Makerspace once a week throughout the school year.
“This room is an awesome place. We’re doing
everything from guided sessions to self-sessions. I’ll be teaching them how to work together, choose the right materials, how to communicate, set their expectations and many other needed skills…