Maker Learning Leadership Framework
Ready to bring maker learning to your school?
This framework helps school leaders create sustainable maker learning programs. Use these strategies and resources to launch or improve your maker learning program.
Establish the Vision
Determine where your maker learning program is headed, and keep it on the right track.
Build the Culture
Work to engage the whole community and rally support for maker learning.
Make the Program
Get inspiration and resources to help you establish a thriving maker learning program.
Quick start tips
Superintendents: draw inspiration from other schools to help you chart the right course for your district.
Principals: use our worksheet for envisioning culturally relevant maker learning in your school.
Instructional leaders: support teachers with our instructional guides and conversation starters.
Technology leaders: use our scatterplot to identify appropriate tools as your program evolves over time.
About the Framework
The maker learning movement is engaging the hearts, minds, and hands of students around the country. What started as a grassroots coalition of teachers, families, and enthusiasts, has spread to involve education researchers and pioneering school and district leaders.
The Maker Learning Leadership Framework pushes the movement forward by offering a suite of resources, strategies, and models to help school and district leaders develop maker learning programs that are sustainable for schools and equitable for all students.
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