SAN FRANCISCO, August 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Build:, in association with News week, publishes the first Best Maker Schools in Higher Education. Nominated by the global community of Creators, Maker Faire Executives, and Make Educators: We have identified 200 great designer schools – powerful universities with vast resources, lesser-known schools with great programs, and colleges. community, professional and business community. schools. “More and more, makerspaces are seen as essential for students, and not just as a convenience, but to create a path to develop the skills and mindset of the next generation of innovators,” said declared Make: founder Dale dougherty.
In maker schools, students experience ‘learning by doing’ through hands-on projects, potentially turning ideas into products or services. Often, a makerspace provides an opportunity for interdisciplinary learning, bringing together teams of students with different backgrounds and skills to solve real-world problems. “Impressed with the results of these innovative programs, we set out to highlight universities, community colleges and colleges, trade and trade schools that bear the hallmark of the growing manufacturer movement,” said News week Global Editor-in-Chief Nancy Cooper. These are the schools where the next generation comes to innovate and grow, and where recruiters come to hire.
To build this complete list, Build: has engaged its unique network of creators and educators in the United States and around the world – a network that has grown from 15 years of Maker Faires, Make: magazine, and the Make: Education Forum. The selection of candidates is impartial. Make: is a community of creators of all types and at all levels, from self-taught inventors to beginners, including doctoral students. engineers and contractors. Join us this fall at the Make: Education Forum for a full rundown of the survey results.
See the full list here.
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Build: has been at the forefront of the global manufacturer movement through Make: magazine and Make: books for over 15 years and through a worldwide network of Maker Faires. Make: has two objectives: to increase the number of people exposed to doing and become makers, and to share the wide variety of projects that makers create and show their contribution to our society. Make: believes that it is essential to provide more young people with access to tools, materials, concepts and support to grow as creators through formal and informal learning opportunities in their local communities. Making empowers people to solve real world problems and develop their voices and skills. Manufacturing creates a more highly skilled workforce, ready for the 21st century.
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