Below is a preliminary list of resources and readings that can inform the planning, design, and construction of makerspaces in schools. Use of these tools is optional, but encouraged.

For further resources and detailed lesson plans please see the CTE Makeover Bootcamp.

Note: All links are provided for informational purposes only.




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