Grandview Joins the Maker Movement

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Makerspace Lower school students use the Makerspace during a Prideville day– when they practice business in action!

The Maker Movement is a growing trend across the nation and the world that takes the philosophy of “learning by doing” to another level. The idea is that students learn more from tinkering, creating, designing, and building– and this learning is active, engaging, and innovative. The learning taking place from “making” is precisely the type of learning necessary to prepare students for a future of careers that don’t even exist yet.

This movement is making its way to the classroom in many forms: as part of STEM, robotics, and coding classes, as extensions of science labs, as creative spaces for visual arts, or as a throwback to the wood shop class that many of us took in high school (remember that awesome shelf you made?). Here at Grandview, the Maker Movement has a home in our…

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