Three Benefits of Making


Making is a process of creation where students are immersed in problems of their own invention and develop identities as designers, creators, and tinkerers. Students learn to use sophisticated tools for building and thinking critically through the process. Making is a creative outlet and a necessary part of the education process. The following are three benefits of making. Each has distinct advantages. Here is a brief description of each. Read on to learn more. (Subscription required)

– The act of causing, constituting, or constructing. This process is an effective promotional tool and encourages creativity. This kind of work is often released concurrently with a film’s theatrical release or as a bonus feature for its DVD release. Making is a way to connect with people, make projects, and learn. It also helps create a culture of high expectations. Hence, more people are making. And that is a great thing!