Increasingly, makerspaces are helping students sustain interest in STEM fields


makerspace-STEMRobert Pronovost, the science, technology, engineering and math coordinator at the Ravenswood City School District (Calif.), has a mission: to spark student interest in those topics by bringing tech-filled "makerspaces" to low-income schools.

Now with the help of Facebook and the Ravenswood Education Foundation, he's come close to reaching that goal.

By the end of this week, five out of seven of the district's public schools will have spaces filled with 3D printers, Legos, laptops, robots and more for hands-on learning. Castano and Willow Oaks...

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