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What is a Makerspace?


The Maker Movement is based in a combination of Constructivist and Constructionist approaches to learning. Makerspaces are educational spaces for younger students that encourage student inquiry, tinkering,exploration, creativity, and invention. The focus is not on the completion of a specific project to be graded but rather the process of creating, inventing, and problem solving. Dr. Seymour Papert described it best more than twenty years ago when he said “The Role of the Teacher is to create the conditions of invention, rather than provide ready made knowledge.


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