Maker movement spreads innovation one project at a time

  • Peppler K
  • Bender S
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The article presents a profile of the maker movement in education, focusing on its fostering of self-culture and its embrace of innovation. A definition is given of the maker movement and its features, noting its grassroots characteristics. Topics addressed include the application of the maker movement to science, technology, engineering and mathematics education, the utilization of libraries as spaces for the movement, and an overview of the innovative techniques spread by the movement. INSET: Create your own makerspace.

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