#DemcoMakerChat Roundup: What Is Meaningful Making?

Thank you to all the creative and caring educators who took part in the first #DemcoMakerChat! Be sure to follow #DemcoMakerChat to join us for future chats.

The maker movement has taken schools by storm, with creativity and design thinking skills becoming essential to a solid foundation for learning. As schools implement makerspaces and integrate making into their culture, they’re finding many different ways to create meaning behind the making.

In our Feb. 22 #DemcoMakerChat, hosted by @thenerdyteacher Nicholas Provenzano, educators from around the country talked about what meaningful making means to them and shared what it looks like in their schools. Below are some of their powerful responses.

Thank you to all the creative and caring educators who took part in the first #DemcoMakerChat! Be sure to follow #DemcoMakerChat to join us for future chats.

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Liz Bowie

Liz Bowie

Marketing Content Manager at Demco, Inc.
Liz is the Marketing Content Manager for Demco. Her background includes editorial management and product development of innovative and time-saving tools for schools and libraries, with an emphasis on Common Core, literacy and math. The products she and her team have developed, including classroom games, learning centers and professional development resources, have garnered 46 industry awards for excellence in education. Liz is passionate about promoting literacy through her work and the work of others. If you are interested in sharing your ideas and programming tips on Demco’s Ideas and Inspiration blog or have ideas for topics you’d like to see covered, contact Liz at lizb@demco.com