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Hot Spots for Student Creation

 

What is a makerspace? 

A makerspace is an opportunity for students to collaboratively work on projects, share ideas, equipment and knowledge.

Students use Keva planks to build project

 

Why are these important? 

Makerspace activities are important because they allow students to learn how to problem-solve specific tasks, create, and learn collaboratively.

 

Students use flashcards and Keva planks in elementary makerspace area

 

What types of activities students do? 

Makerspace activities vary greatly. They can be as simple as challenges with Keva planks or pipe cleaners, however, many makerspace activities involve engineering, mathematics, science and technology.

Keva planks students use in makerspace areas