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maker mindset, makerspace -

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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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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