If you work in the field of education, you've probably heard of the maker movement. Makerspaces are taking the world by storm and are a great way for kids to learn in a hands-on way. A makerspace is an area where students can go to create, invent, explore and discover using a variety of tools and materials. It's not always easy to embark on a project such as a makerspace if you are short on space, funds, or just aren't sure where to begin. So here's a list of helpful websites that will show you how to create your very own makerspace!
1. 12 Things to Remember When Creating a Makerspace
2. 5 Ways to Ensure Real Learning Happens in Maker-Enhanced Projects
3. 5 Questions to Ask When Planning a Makerspace
4. How to Start a Makerspace When You Are Broke
5. Starting a School Makerspace from Scratch
6. Makerspaces Without a Space: Circulating Maker-Kits for the School Library
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