In this eSchoolNews article “3 keys to cultivating the maker mindset”, two school tech leaders, Megan Haddadi (A KIBO Ambassador!) and Kimberly Fogarty share how they planned their makerspace and are using the resulting maker mindset to inspire creativity and collaboration.
Megan Haddadi is the head of academic technology, and Kimberly Fogarty is the lead makerspace educator and academic technology integrationist at The Park School in Brookline, MA.
The thee keys are:
1) Build the maker mindset before the space.
2) Make the space as flexible as possible.
3) Combine high- and low-tech tools to fuel creativity.
They have incorporated the KIBO robotic kits in their makerspace for their young learners. Read on to learn more about creating a makerspace in your school.
See the full article.