What is Makerspace and Makered to You?

Many educators have their own interpretation of what a makerspace area is and what a makered project is. No one dislikes it more than when they are told their interpretation of an educational program or initiative is not a ‘correct’ interpretation.

A Makered Project – To Be or Not to Be – That is the Question!

For instance, many educators do not consider digital projects like audio or video projects as makered projects. I definitely disagree with this notion as the definition of a makered project is one where students create, explore, and learn content by MAKING something new out of a variety of materials, techniques or strategies. When students make digital products like a video, there is a progression of tasks that can include, but not limited to, storyboarding, writing a script, using a green screen, editing, voice overs, etc. The final result is a tangible product that students MADE thus making it a makered project in my opinion.

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