[eBook] How to Build a Makerspace Blog Feature

By: VariQuest Visual & Kinesthetic Learning Tools on April 19th, 2018

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[eBook] How to Build a Makerspace

STEM | Maker Movement | Academic Subject: STEM | Kinesthetic Learning | Funding | Makerspace

Makerspace ebook thumbnailBy now, you've probably heard about "makerspaces" and how they're being added in schools across the country - encouraging students of all ages to explore, create, build, tinker, and experiment through hands-on learning. (For a refresher, check out our blog, "What is a Makerspace?")

STEM (Science, Engineering, Technology, and Math) learning is important to us here at VariQuest, because we know it's important to you. And a makerspace is a great solution for creating an environment conducive to this methodology - with the space being as high- or low-tech as your imagination (or funds) can reach!

As your first step, how about a free ebook, helping you consider what's necessary to build one in your school? Well, we've got that, right here for you! "How to Build a Makerspace: A Guide for Educators Striving to Build Student Success Through Hands-On Learning" will discuss...

  • What is it?
  • What are the advantages of having a makerspace?
  • What planning is needed?
  • How do I build a makerspace curriculum?
  • What kind of leadership is needed?
  • How can I fund my makerspace?

Makerspaces are about being creative, and thus there's no right or wrong way to build one. What's important is that your students have a space to draw, sew, hammer, build, or program - but above all, expand their horizons!

So let us help you get started down the path to creating a makerspace in your school. Download our "How to Build a Makerspace" eBook to learn more about planning, designing, and building curriculum for your very own! 

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