As Future Makers continues to develop purpose-driven and child-centered workshops, being up to date with research ensures children are getting the best educational experience. Our workshops were created with some of the following theories and understandings in mind.
This article explores the ‘Whole-Child’ Approach in educating children about lifelong learning. The method details the importance of helping children feel in control of their learning process.
The chapter is from a novel called Design, Make, Play that explores growing the next generation in STEM. Tinkering Studios have grown in popularity, dedicating a space for people of all ages to explore different forms of engineering and creation. Future Makers has adopted this philosophy and includes tinkering in our workshops!
Tinkering has become a central part of engaging kids in STEM processes. This research article explains how tinkering works and its benefits beyond play.
Mindfulness has had growing coverage on its benefits for all ages. This article emphasizes how mindfulness benefits children,and different activities to participate in it.
This novel is utilized to help crete lesson plans for children to get the most out of their learning. The books curriculum is "designed to foster children's executive function, which involves developing self-regulation, working memory, and cognitive flexibility. Many activities emphasize both executive functioning and academic skills."
Here at Future Makers, we love the opportunity to share our mission to help all kids make the future they deserve. This page has some of the featured press surrounding Future Makers, allowing you to hear and meet the founder, Melissa Flaxman, as she describes what Future Makers is all about!
July 19, 2020
The Nevada Independent