K-12 Spaces

The “Maker Mindset” and How it Can Transform Schools

Article by: New Jersey School Boards Association

"It Helps Students Master Learning Standards New standards have challenged educators not only to teach differently, but think differently. The Next Generation Science, technology, career, and Common Core standards view content as more integrated and emphasize real-world connections and practical applications."

"t Supports the Whole Child The maker mindset not only addresses standards more holistically, it is more engaging, more personalized, and more practical."

"It Better Prepares for the Future There’s still a place for vocational programs fostering specific skill sets. But increasingly, businesses require employees who are creative, analytical, global, outside-of-the-box thinkers."