50 Resources for Makers and Creative Classrooms

If you’re anything like us, you’re always looking for new inexpensive (or better yet, free) resources that can introduce more students to STEM and maker education. There are a lot out there, but the really useful ones can be hard to find.

Here, we’re excited to share 50 resources that we think are doing a great job of expanding access and pushing the envelope.

Maker Resources

Books for MakerEd

Regional STEM Networks

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Patti shade

Our focus of support for teachers is to help them develop student skillsets and mindsets to maximize creative potential in all programs and classrooms. We have two books and one online course available to help teachers integrate creativity into all teaching and learning. To find out more go to www.curiositateaching.com


Thanks for the list! Check out the free resources and yearly game design challenge: K-12 Game-a-thon https://www.mindresearch.org/gameathon


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