Course Syllabus


Makerspace Mindset; Designing and Building Solutions in Any Space

Is your Makerspace currently sitting unused? Is it difficult in current times to incorporate hands-on learning in your classroom? Join us to explore how the development of a Maker Mindset can help students build on skills and competencies associated with Makerspaces, in any space. Learn how integrating the Design and Build process, as well as the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, can provide a supportive framework for Makerspaces or similar classroom/virtual spaces.

Course Outcomes

By the end of this session, you will:

    1. Identify the components of a Maker Mindset
    2. Explore how using the Design and Build process within their Makerspaces can support learning and strengthen student resilience
    3. Integrate the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals as a starting point for defining real-world problems to be solved by students in a Makerspace, or any space.


This course is a lightning learning session, a condensed learning experience designed to ignite your skills and propel your career forward. Unlock new opportunities, enhance your expertise, and engage in practical strategies through this concise, power-packed learning experience. Additionally, for those seeking a more flexible learning option, we offer an on-demand recording, allowing you to access and learn at your own pace. To obtain your completion badge for this course, you will have to complete a self-reflection.

Grade Level

This course is suitable for educators teaching Kindergarten to Grade 6.

Estimate Duration

This course should take you 30-45 minutes to complete.

Earn your badge 

You will have to complete a self-reflection to receive your digital badge. This badge can be added to your professional portfolio. Completion of this course counts towards the requirements for the Learning Pathway: STEM Focused Learning.Learning Pathways | Parcours d'apprentissage

Looking for this course in French?Click on this link to be redirected to the French course catalogue.