Maker education is rooted in creative problem solving and design thinking, and a Tech Center means community opportunities. Part makerspace and part career readiness training, Tech Center's are a great space for students to develop productive habits of mind.
How do you get one off the ground? We’ve put together this course to share resources and help educators get started making with students.
Familiarize yourself with these core concepts of the maker movement to better make the case for making to your stakeholders.
Begin designing your space with these student-friendly build guides for workstations, tables, and tool storage.
These lessons introduce our approaches and philosophies for designing learning experiences for our students.
Here are some starter maker projects to do with your students to boost design thinking. They require basic skills and inexpensive/common materials.
Here are some next steps to consider taking after you've gone through the introductory lessons in this course.