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"'Philosophically, school is really good at nouns,' said Stager, founder of the Constructing Modern Knowledge institute. 'We ought to be focusing more on verbs. For some reason, we’re talking about putting Maker’s Spaces places as opposed to putting (in) making places'


'I like to say that the greatest Maker’s Space is in between your ears,' he also said. 'It’s a stance. It’s a way of recognizing that I have the confidence and competence to solve any problem I confront, even if only to discover that I need to learn a lot more.'"


That said, both of them agreed that the physical environment of a school matters when adopting the maker approach. They just don’t want to see a Maker’s Space materialize as a bunker down the hall."