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Find inspiration as you build out your school’s makerspace. Fixed or mobile, create an engaging space to make and learn.

Where do the spaces in your building fall on the Maker Learning Maturity Matrix? See the complete matrix here.


Seven Tips for Designing the Ultimate Makerspace
In this article, Architect Magazine compiled a list of tips when constructing a new makerspace.

Designing a School Makerspace

What do you need to think about when creating a makerspace? The who, what, where, when, why, and how of makerspaces is covered in this Edutopia article.

Small Tech, Big Impact: Designing My Makerspace
This article from the School Library Journal details the creation of a makerspace in Knox County, Ohio.

Hallways Becoming Idea Street at Tabernacle School District
Tabernacle School District in New Jersey repurposed school hallways as an innovative learning environment.

How a Middle School Library Promotes Maker Learning for All Students
In this transcript of a conversation between a district leader and school librarian, read about the impact of embedding a makerspace in a school library.

Mountain View Elementary School Makerspaces
Mountain View Elementary School uses four hubs throughout the school building to integrate making, creativity, and design into the curriculum.


Be Recognized

Designing a Space for Making
This micro-credential, freely offered in partnership with Maker Ed, is focused on educators designing an environment that is conducive to maker-centered education and based on the needs and experiences of their community members.

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