Global Children’s Designathon 2018

On November 3rd 2018, children aged 7-12 from all over the globe came together for the fourth time to work in parallel and design solutions for a better world. This 4th Edition of the Global Children’s Designathon 2018 has grown to 30 Cities Worldwide. Clearwater’s Fabrication Lab at Saint Paul’s School represented the United States for…

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Global Voices of the Next Generation on Water

Designathon Works has just released the excellent report: Global Voices of the Next Generation on Water. The Global Children’s Designathon, that took place on November 11th 2017, is the backbone of the Global Voices of the Next Generation on Water Report. During this event more than 600 children aged 7 to 12 years, participated in 18 cities…

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From Empty Room to Fab Lab, a Makerspace Journey

When I started at Saint Paul’s School in August of 2015, the school had just completed a substantial makeover of the middle school building (see https://paulhaberstroh.com/2015/10/the-21st-century-classroom/ for details). The plans also included an area for a new, dedicated makerspace. The exciting news was that I had a wonderful empty room to develop a makerspace. The challenge was…

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