The Makerspace Playbook
Starting a makerspace can be daunting, whether it’s finding a facility and equipment, engaging community members, accessing funding, or dealing with liability, etc. The Makerspace Playbook aims to make it […]
Spaces, Tools, and Materials: Reflecting on Design Approaches
Through this online learning module, you’ll reflect on and answer questions related storing, organizing, and maintaining tools and materials in your learning space.
Makerspace @ the Tech cookbook
This comprehensive handbook documents maker-centered programming and activities for a drop-in museum context and includes learning goals, materials lists, set-up, facilitation tips, and more!
MakerEd’s Youth Makerspace Playbook
This comprehensive handbook for educators in any setting offers practical suggestions on finding spaces to make, outfitting spaces with tools and materials, exploring the possible educational approaches within spaces, and […]
NYSCI Design Make Play: A Blueprint: Maker Programs for Youth
If you are interested in starting a Maker program in your community, here is a resource guide to put you on a path that can turn that idea into a […]
Middle school maker journey
In this article, middle school teacher Kevin Jarrett reviews the manifesto, mantra, and materials necessary to make a middle school maker program from scratch.
MENTOR Makerspace Project: High School Makerspace Tools and Materials
This guide includes handy lists of equipment, tools, and materials – organized by kind of space and medium of making – for kickstarting making in high school.