BUZZARDS BAY – Research shows that today’s students need to think creatively, take risks, and develop the personal and intellectual resiliency that will be required as a part of the 21st century workforce.
As a result, St. Margaret Primary school has made efforts to generate the habits and temperament of risk-taking, exploration, and creativity by making their makerspace a school-wide concept.
St. Margaret Primary believes that their makerspace will appeal to the littlest of learners by sparking their curiosity at an early age.
Each week, pre-K through grade four students are given a problem where they must achieve a solution through design, thought, and product construction.
“I like that if you make a mess, it’s fine, if you make a mistake, it’s fine,” said second grader Brian Cannon.
“You just figure out what you did wrong, and keep on fixing it.”
So far this year,…