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Maker Learning Leadership Space

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.

Webinar: Accessible Digital Documents – Introduction
Is your space an online, digital one? This webinar details the ways in which educators can design to ensure these spaces, including websites, are accessible.

Conference Paper: Make the makers’ voices count: combining universal design and participatory ergonomics to create accessible makerspaces for individuals with (physical) disabilities
This paper establishes that through Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles and participatory ergonomics, stakeholders can co-design makerspaces to meet the needs of all stakeholders.

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