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What is STEAM Education?

 STEAM has been around for a while. Because it’s a comparatively new educational concept, how much do you know about it? This blog will break it down for you and let you get to know it better. Read on!

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STEAM stands for Science, Tech

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How Makerspaces Help Local Economies

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New technologies like 3-D printers and laser cutters have boosted entrepreneurial activity in American communities.

Two and a half years ago, James Fallows wrote an article about the changing state of American manufacturing. He argued that developme

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6 Fun Ways Kids Can Join the Maker Movement

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Children are natural makers — give a kid a cardboard box, and she’ll transform it immediately into an oven, a spaceship, an elevator, or something else that I probably cannot imagine.


Recent years have seen a growth of the maker movement, or an ent

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6 Strategies for Funding a Makerspace

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1. Find or Repurpose a Space
Finding a room is easier than you think. Many cities and school districts have underutilized or forgotten spaces that can be repurposed for a very low cost. For example, Andrew Coy, high school technology teacher and Exe

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Designing a School Makerspace

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Makerspaces, STEAM labs, and fab labs are popping up in schools across the country. Makerspaces provide hands-on, creative ways to encourage students to design, experiment, build and invent as they deeply engage in science, engineering and tinkering

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Kentucky’s Space Connection

Morehead State University’s Space Science Center launches students in out-of-this world engineering careers

Morgan Harrison, who graduated from Morehead State University in December, has known since she was a young girl that her career path would som

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The Maker Movement

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The maker movement is a social movement with an artisan spirit. Promoting equity in the maker movement is fundamental to its success in democratizing access to STEAM and other tech-rich domains. Maker culture emphasizes learning-through-doing (act

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The 5 Ps

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Proposal - using writing, speaking, video, or other means to convey an idea to teachers, peers, employers, clients … 

Pattern Making - using CAD software, hand drawings, and experimentation to produce usable models that will be prototyped as viable

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