Today’s guest post is written by Nicholas Provenzano, high school English teacher, author, speaker, and consultant.
I sat around the Makerspace in my school and just looked around at all the students working on different projects. One student was working on a maze to program a robot to traverse, a pair of students were trying to create a student ID scanner system using Raspberry Pi, others were designing 3D objects, and some were just sitting and drawing.
Setting up this space was not an easy task, but it was awesome to see the students taking charge of the Makerspace and using all of the different passions they have. I had no idea where to begin and ended up creating an amazing space and sharing the process in a book I wrote in the hopes that others can have the same feeling I had watching those students create.