The ‘Maker’ Movement: Understanding What the Research Says
APRIL 27, 2016
Few trends in K-12 ed tech are as hot–or as under-researched–as “Maker” education. The Maker Movement has its roots outside of school, in institutions such as science museums and in the informal activities that everyday people have taken part in for generations. While exciting, that trend has begat a number of questions and tensions, many of which are just now beginning to be explored by researchers. What Exactly Is the Maker Movement?