Your Name and Title: Popi Makris
School or Organization Name: STEM Kids NC
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: USA
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): Community Leaders, Educators, Corporate Citizens
Short Session Description (one line): This session focuses on the need to introduce more makerspaces to young children to enhance their critical thinking skills.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like): The ability to use our hands to build metaphors helps us with problem solving and critical thinking skills. This session focuses on how maker space accessibility for young children (K-5) helps fuel and inspire their natural curiosities and helps build a foundation for soft skills, problem solving, entrepreneurship and enhanced decision making, setting them up to have the skills to be work ready as they near graduation
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