Fab@School Maker Studio

Fab@School Maker Studio

About the Creators

Fab@School Maker Studio is part of the Fab@School Project led by Glen Bull at the University of Virginia Curry School of Education. The Fab@School team is a public / private partnership that includes:

Fab@School Coalition

The members of this collaborative team have come together around a common vision for STEM education in elementary schools, and the knowledge that no one sector, public or private, can alone bring about the needed educational advances.

Dr. Peggy Healy Stearns, Children’s Software Designer
Peggy Healy Stearns, Ph.D. designed Fab@School Maker Studio. She is an educator, author, and the designer of eight award-winning children’s software programs, including Stationery Studio®The Graph Club®Neighborhood MapMachine™, and Community Construction Kit®. Peggy draws on 20 years of experience as a classroom teacher and technology specialist.


The Reynolds Center for Teaching, Learning, and Creativity
The Reynolds Center is a non-profit that encourages creativity and innovation in teaching and learning. They are dedicated to ensuring that all learners develop the vision, confidence, knowledge and skills needed to move their own lives forward, and to use their talents, strengths and energy to move their communities and the world to a better place. They are leading the research and development efforts for the Fab@School Maker Studio software.

FableVision Studios
Located on the top floor of the Boston Children's Museum, FableVision Studios is a transmedia development studio that designs and develops a wide array of engaging media and interactives that inspire, teach, and move people to action. Their collaborators include broadcasters, publishers, nonprofits, research groups, and museums, including PBS, Scholastic, The Jim Henson Company, Nick Jr., Smithsonian, MIT, and National Wildlife Federation. They are now bringing their award-winning design and expertise to Fab@School Maker Studio.