Foundations of Makerspaces
Tags: Early Learning (3-5 year old), Elementary K-2, Learning Stations, Elementary 3-5, Middle Level/Early Secondary 6-8, High School 9-12, CTE (Career Technical Education), Library Media, Makerspace, Science, Math, Coding, Robotics, Literacy, Reading, Design & Engineering, IT (Instructional Technology), World Languages, ELL, EC, AIG, PE, Arts (Music, Visual Arts, Dance, Theatre), Afterschool and Extracurricular Programs, Robotics Clubs, STEM Clubs
Product Description: Foundations of Makerspaces, by author Susan Wells, is the definitive educator’s guide and teaching tool for Makerspace development. The book is written as a step-by-step guide for imagining, designing and creating Makerspaces for K-12. The pedagogy of maker education, STEM literacy, Makerspace management, Makerspace design, using innovative learning spaces, the vocabulary of Making, and Connected Learning are all discussed to help educators who are just getting started or for those who need to upgrade and refresh their STEM spaces. This is a must have for 21stcentury educators.
Recommended Use: This book is a great resource for educators who are ready to develop their first Makerspaces and for those who want to find ways to make their Makerspaces more effective, engaging and functional. Educators K-12, District Administrators, Homeschool instructors, library media specialists, afterschool and extracurricular program directors and STEM and Robotics Clubs leaders can all find useful information.