Posted in Teacher Resource, Thinking & Research

Teaching with a Maker’s Mind

STEM and STEAM are H-O-T, HOT, right now in education; but robotic arms, 3D printers, and coding lessons are sometimes out of reach for the average teacher or school. Can a teacher create a low-cost Maker Space in her own classroom? How can she bring the mindset behind making into her teaching? Grab some fellow teachers, a variety of writing implements (“tools”), and a box of envelopes. Then, check out our recent presentation below to learn more!

Teaching with a Maker’s Mind




I am a doctoral student at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, studying ESL education with an emphasis on Applied Linguistics, pedagogy, and special populations within TESL. I am a founding collaborator on the 21st Century Science Literacy project with Zoe Falls, in partnership with the Lincoln Children's Museum (

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