Maker Promise partners share resources to support Maker Champions. Resources range from guides for implementing district-wide maker learning programs, to projects for engaging students, to the latest research on how making supports learning.

Professional Development

Deeper Learning through Making

The Deeper Learning through Making course is designed to help educators integrate making into their classrooms to promote deeper learning for students. Maker Promise signers receive FREE access to this course. Sign the Maker Promise and receive the promo code in your Welcome Email. Contact us for any questions.

Program Planning

Youth Makerspace Playbook From Maker Ed

This guide provides context and support for those planning spaces for youth to make.


Activities from Unprofessional Development From Project H

Adaptable activities and resources for educators

Professional Development

Tinkering Fundamentals: A constructionist approach to STEM learning From Exploratorium

A six-week course focused on sharing the Exploratorium’s approach to designing activities, practicing facilitation, and setting up environments conducive to learning about science and art through tinkering.

Program Planning

The Remake Learning Playbook From Remake Learning

A field guide of ideas and resources for building innovation networks for teaching and learning.


Projects Resource Library From Maker Ed

The “Projects & Learning Approaches” library, includes ideas for short-term activities, open-ended long-term projects, curriculum samples, examples of facilitation methods and practices, and the pedagogies and values aligned with making.

Program Planning

Program Planning Resource Library From Maker Ed

“Program Planning & Management” provides models of successful making programs in varied settings, including afterschool clubs, youth makerspaces, school classrooms, museums, and libraries.


Project Search From Buck Institute for Education

Projects gathered from online project libraries and curated by BIE.


Project Ideas Library From Exploratorium

A library of project ideas from the Exploratorium’s Tinkering Studio


Open Portfolio Project From Maker Ed

The Open Portfolio Project (OPP) aims to develop a common framework for documenting, sharing, and assessing learning through portfolios.

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