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.
Nader Shaterian, co-founder of School Fab Lab, interviewed Fontbonne Hall Academy Principal Mary Ann Spicijaric about her insights on bringing the “high-tech makerspace” to her Brooklyn high school students. She was thrilled that School Fab... Read more