Category Archives for : Laura Fleming
Don’t Let Makerspaces Be A Passing Trend
In 21 years in education, I have seen many trends come and go. I am on a mission to keep.Read More
6 GREAT Makerspace Practices That You Need to See
One of the goals of my newest book, The Kickstart Guide to Making GREAT Makerspaces, was to highlight best practices.Read More
Top Ten Makerspace Favorites of 2017!
This year’s New Media Consortium/COSN’s 2017 K-12 Horizon Report deemed makerspaces the future of edtech and predicted full adoption in.Read More
Top Ten Makerspace Favorites of 2016
With the success of last year’s post on the Top Ten Makerspace Favorites of 2015, we are excited to announce.Read More
Top Ten Makerspace Favorites of 2015
2015 has proved to be a monumental year for the Maker Movement. With increasingly more schools committed to creating a.Read More
Making GREAT Makerspaces: The 7 Attributes of a GREAT Makerspace
My work with schools across the nation on planning and creating makerspaces has proven to me that while anyone can.Read More
Participatory MakingMy history with littleBits began in 2013 when my school created a littleBits bar in our makerspace, and our experiences. Read More
MAKE Time for Learning in the Summer…At Home!
For me, one of the most powerful pieces of the Maker Movement is that it is based on the belief.Read More
Makerspaces Around the World
“You grow more when you get more people’s perspectives.” ~ Mark Zuckerberg One of the most rewarding parts about writing.Read More
Out of the Box Approach to Planning Makerspaces
Don’t think outside the box…Think like there is no box. ~ Unknown One of the most rewarding experiences in writing.Read More
We Love Books, Just as Much as Makerspaces: The Story of How Our Students Built Our Collection
Something that bothers me so much is when I read articles that talk about how libraries are becoming Makerspaces. Our.Read More
Do students need to follow a specific process for making and creating in a Makerspace?
In a recent blog post, I presented the 7 Attributes of a GREAT Makerspace. These attributes are meant to serve.Read More