digital learning grant, IDOE -

Several schools across Indiana will be implementing maker-centered learning with the Digital Learning - Community Advisory Grant. Grant recipients, winning an average of $50,000 each, were announced on Thursday, February 27, 2020 from the Indiana Department of Education. 1st Maker Space will be partnering with five Indiana school districts as a part of this initiative. 

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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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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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