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adaptaility, creativity, effective communication, employability skills, hands-on learning, IDOE, life-long learners, makerspace, perserverace, problem-solving, workforce education -

There has been so much talk about 21st century skills, employability skills, and essential skills over the past two decades and their impact on student development and the economy. How are these skills developed? Why do students graduate without these essential skills and unprepared to enter the workforce? 

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Academic Standards, education, employability skills, maker culture, makerspace, making, PBL, tinkering -

The making that occurs in a makerspace exists on a spectrum.  Beyond the normal questions about cost, professional development and makerspace design, we get asked ‘what will students do?’ That is where the Spectrum of Making comes into play.

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