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Creating a space for making

(Last Updated On: September 6, 2019)

Makerspaces give students the opportunity to be creative and innovative, problem-solve and learn new skills. How do you go about setting one up and what can you do in it? Six educators share their experiences of creating a space for making.

This special feature on makerspaces is exclusive to the print version of INTERFACE Magazine.

Articles in the feature include:

  • Putting problems into real-life contexts to connect with learning, by Frank Young, Te Ao Mārama School
  • Grow contemporary skills in a low-risk environment, by Lesley Verryt, Saint Kentigern College
  • Building a Beebot City, by Carolyn Neary, Churchill Park School
  • Thinking and and experimenting with whatever comes to hand, by Leyette Callister, Howick Primary School
  • Deeper learning and understanding by students in the maker process, by Marc Rowlinson, North Cross Intermediate School

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