STEAM Maker classrooms come in all shapes and sizes. Some schools are transforming their learning spaces into innovative STEAM labs, media studios, and library makerspaces.  Some spaces have an emphasis on maximizing learning opportunities in technology, while others take a low-tech approach.  Whichever pathway your team chooses, the priority should be student engagement.  

If you are in the beginning phase of planning for STEAM Maker learning in your school or district, you may want to consider the 5 S's:​​​

The options are endless when it comes to space for STEAM Maker learning.  Some schools are redesigning classrooms, while are getting creative with carts.  Don't have a classroom space available, makerspaces can be mobile.  Schools and organizations are even taking over RV's and other vehicles to take learning on the road.

Powerful learning occurs at the intersection between steam and making