Be A Maker

BE A MAKER by Katey Howes

When you hear “maker” do you automatically think STEM? Me too!

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The beauty of this book is that it captures so much more. Making isn’t just about making cool art projects or science experiments, but it’s about making others happy, making a team and a community. It leads to great discussions on helping for intrinsic vs. extrinsic reasons, and also whether helping is something they want to do or were told to do.

I love this story because it ends with such a thought provoking question, “in a day of making choices, are you proud of what you made?”

Activity: Partner with any STEM team work challenge. I love my STEM cards from Carson Dellosa for ideas.

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