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Designing a Maker Space & Implementing STEAM and STEM through Hands-On Learning

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  • Subjects: Life Skills, STEM

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Create a classroom environment that enhances STEAM and STEM activities through hands-on learning. People also call Maker Spaces: Maker Labs, FAB Labs, Tinker Labs, Hack Centers. This concept is spr...
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Create a classroom environment that enhances STEAM and STEM activities through hands-on learning. People also call Maker Spaces: Maker Labs, FAB Labs, Tinker Labs, Hack Centers. This concept is spreading like wildfire across the globe! Great for all ages and all grade levels. This guide will help you get a Maker Space started in your school. Whether you have a small corner in your classroom or an entire extra room THIS is the guide for you. This is a PDF download. No physical product will be shipped.

"Thank you for this amazing resource.  The links included are perfect and just what I was been looking for.  You have saved me many hours of researching topics and links to use. I am so looking forward to implementing this with one of the schools I am supporting."

 

-Sandra N., 20+ years as a classroom teacher

Designing a Maker Space is the ULTIMATE guide to establishing your own Maker Space written by Jerry Hoefs who has already done it - TWICE! 

Create a classroom environment that enhances STEAM and STEM activities through hands-on learning. People also call Maker Spaces: Maker Labs, FAB Labs, Tinker Labs, Hack Centers. This concept is spreading like wildfire across the globe!

This guide will help you get a Maker Space started in your school. Whether you have a small corner in your classroom or an entire extra room THIS is the guide for you.

Included in this 24-page manual are:

  • A rationale for a Makers Space

  • Designing a Maker Space to fit the space you have

  • A basic equipment list with over 75 items to give you ideas on stocking your Maker Space

  • A large equipment list with over 40 items to stock a full sized Maker Space

  • The two biggest problems of Maker Spaces and how to manage them

  • Supplying and funding your Maker Space

  • What's next? You have your Maker Space built - now how do you use it? This topic explores ideas with curriculum suggestions from kindergarten through eighth grade

  • 30 color photos to help inspire you

  • Discussion on student mistakes in the Maker Space {are they really mistakes?!}

  • Four pages of resources including websites, youtube videos, TED talks, books and more, more, more. This list was formed over two years of running my Maker Space

  • A form letter to request donations from companies

  • Last - but not least - Jerry's email address is included. You are welcome to contact me, bounce ideas off of me, ask questions, pick my brain at anytime!

 

I believe so much in the value of a Maker Space. I witnessed my students flourish. Their creativity and problem solving soared while actually enjoying school! By creating a Maker Space in your school, you will experience the same thrill of learning that I saw in my students.

-Jerry

 

 


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Brain Brigade
We make learning fun! As a father-daughter team, we create resources that are hands-on and applicable to real life for your classroom. Jerry is a retired 4th-8th grade teacher with almost 40 years of experience. His expertise lies in Maker Spaces, Science and Math. Jolene brings Jerry's ideas to life using her graphic design skills. Our goal is to help students and teachers to love learning!
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