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.
Last summer, several St. Joseph High School students and faculty participated in a four week robotics design course at NYU Tandon School of Engineering through the NYU ITEST program. This activity jumpstarted the SJHS Robotics Team, which w... Read more