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Community and culture

In this article, Nicholas Provenzano, Makerspace Director at University Liggett in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan, USA shares his thoughts on the importance of promoting community and culture through making. A …

How to Build a Safe Makerspace

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of your makers, there are a number of considerations, from the location and layout of the space itself, to tools and equipment, to safety …

Case study: Utah STEM Bus

Bradley Hunsaker discusses his role as STEM Bus Program Coordinator for the Utah STEM Action Center’s mobile makerspace, Utah STEM Bus.. The Utah STEM Action Center created the Utah STEM …

Training staff and volunteers

Working with a team can be a big help as you create your makerspace environment. Let’s take a look at how you can train volunteers and staff to support your …

Selecting engaging projects

Activities can range from short activities to longer projects spanning multiple sessions. In this article, you’ll learn about different types of activities and projects you can organize for learners in …

Creative learning environments

What makes a positive or negative learning environment? Rik Cross, Code Club leader and Raspberry Pi Curriculum Manager, shares his advice on creative learning spaces. At a recent Code Club …

Try a digital making project

Now that you’ve learned about digital making, you’re ready to create! Below are four digital making projects. Select one that most interests you. Make sure to record your observations, and …

Digital making curriculum

Digital making, or creating using digital technology, allows learners to mix their technical and creative skills while exploring new ways of bringing computer science to life in the real world. …