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We named our company 1st Maker Space to draw attention to our philosophy that your very first makerspace is between your ears! That one is free - it’s called the maker mindset.

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IDOE, makerspace, STEM Acceleration Grant, STEM Curriculum -

Congratulations to the Anderson Preparatory Academy (APA) for receiving a K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Acceleration Grant from the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE).

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economic development, gerry dick, inside indiana business, makerspace, workforce -

Last week Mary Rinehart and Kim Brand were featured on Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick. They shared how makerspaces and STEM labs were growing across Indiana and the unique ways that theses spaces help with workforce and economic development in our state.

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archimedes, education, eureka -

How do we create moments where students cannot wait to share what they have learned? Archimedes may have been up to something.

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bloxels, bristlebot kit, elementary, paper circuits, STEAM, TeacherGeek, testimonial -

1st Maker Space has over STEM tools, equipment, and curriculum in over 100 schools across Indiana. This week we take time to highlight the STEM Lab at Blue Academy in MSD of Decatur Township as guest blogger Rebecca Bersani shares her experience creating and using maker and creativity kits to advance STEAM skills for students in Decatur Township.

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