The maker movement is a reflection of today's advanced technology and the artisans who work with it to invent, design and create goods that many of us admire, purchase and enjoy.
According to EmergingEdTech, schools are embracing the maker culture, providing children with environments for making things and learning through hands-on design.
And, Core-ed.org reports that advances in the areas of 3D printing, programming, electronics and robotics mean it's possible for learners of all ages to create and solve problems using technology.
Launch Federal Credit Union recently chose a makerspace lab at Central Middle School in Melbourne, Florida, for the $1,000 grant we donated through DonorsChoose.org in their honor.
This was one of 16 charitable gifts we made to celebrate the 16 million customers we serve through our TruStage suite of insurance products and services this year.