#TE-03-11 Build a Makerspace for Young People
About CourseRaspberry Pi Foundation
Embrace the maker movement – build a makerspace in your community
A makerspace is an area inside a school, library or other public facility, which young people can use to apply digital skills to the real world, exploring ideas and making things collaboratively.
This online course will show you how to create a makerspace in your community. You’ll explore different approaches to makerspaces, understand the pedagogy that underpins the maker movement, and get practical advice on getting started.
By the end of the course, you’ll understand the benefits of embracing making and know how to find partners to help you build a successful makerspace in your community.
What Will I Learn?
- Explore how to create a makerspace in your community
- Explore different approaches to makerspaces
- Discuss the pedagogy that underpins the maker movement
- Apply practical advice on getting started
- Identify partners to help you build a successful makerspace in your community
Topics for this course
Welcome to the maker community
Welcome to the course00:01:15
Meet the team and your fellow learners
What is the maker movement?
Defining a Makerspace00:01:01
The maker movement
Try a digital making project00:05:34
Creating a Culture of Making
Ten tips for starting a makerspace
Case study: Clarence House Preparatory School
Planning your makerspace
Selecting engaging projects
Start your makerspace action plan
This course is a great guide, exactly in line with my ideal maker space. Too good.
At the end of this course I understood the benefits of embracing creativity and how to find partners to help me build a successful maker space in my own community. Good guidance.
This course shows us how to create a maker space in a community. Lead us into the different approaches to the maker space, understand the pedagogy that supports the maker movement, and get practical advice for getting started. It's a great course.
At first, I really didn't know what this Makerspace was. After taking this class, I felt really good. I wish there was such a Makerspace in my community.