What is a School Fab Lab Makerspace?
A School Fab Lab Makerspace is a STEAM, project-based, integrated education program based on the constructionism theory developed by Professor Seymour Papert at MIT Media Lab. It adapts the Fabrication Laboratory (Fab Lab), created by Professor Neil Gershenfeld at MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms to fit the needs and requirements of schools. School Fab Lab focuses on digital design, fabrication and robotics.
Many parents of high schoolers are concerned about their children receiving the right skills to succeed in the job market of the future. Forward-thinking 21st century skills such as digital design, fabrication, and prototyping are not norma... Read more