Maker Corps 2016 at MAKESHOP at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

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Maker Ed is so excited to welcome MAKESHOP at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh as a Maker Corps Partner Site in 2016. For the fourth year of Maker Corps, Maker Ed will collaborate with more than forty organizations across the globe to host Maker Corps Members throughout the summer to bring maker activities and approaches to the communities that […]

What’s Happening, March 2016

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Welcome back to our ongoing series highlighting “What’s Happening” at our Maker VISTA sites. Each blog will quickly introduce what our subsites have been up to during the past month, and include a link for more information. Maker VISTA is dedicated to eradicating poverty and supports Maker Ed’s mission to create more opportunities for all young […]

Maker Corps 2016 at The Bakken Museum

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Maker Ed is so excited to welcome The Bakken Museum as a Maker Corps Partner Site in 2016. For the fourth year of Maker Corps, Maker Ed will collaborate with more than forty organizations across the globe to host Maker Corps Members throughout the summer to bring maker activities and approaches to the communities that they serve. Below is […]

Maker Corps 2016 at The Bubbler at Madison Public Library

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Bubbler Idea Wall: Crowdsourcing our next big project! Maker Ed is so excited to welcome The Bubbler at Madison Public Library as a Maker Corps Partner Site in 2016. For the fourth year of Maker Corps, Maker Ed will collaborate with more than forty organizations across the globe to host Maker Corps Members throughout the summer to bring maker activities […]

Maker Corps 2016 at Kheprw Institute

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Maker Ed is so excited to welcome Kheprw Institute as a Maker Corps Partner Site in 2016. For the fourth year of Maker Corps, Maker Ed will collaborate with more than forty organizations across the globe to host Maker Corps Members throughout the summer to bring maker activities and approaches to the communities that they serve. Below is a glimpse […]

Maker Corps 2016 at Computers4Kids

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Maker Ed is so excited to welcome Computers4Kids as a Maker Corps Partner Site in 2016. For the fourth year of Maker Corps, Maker Ed will collaborate with more than forty organizations across the globe to host Maker Corps Members throughout the summer to bring maker activities and approaches to the communities that they serve. Below is a glimpse into […]

Beyond VISTA, Maker VISTA Profile Series: Brandan Aldridge

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A preview of Brandan’s interview that gives us a glimpse of his passion towards youth development.   This post is part of an on-going series called Beyond VISTA, where we highlight the work that our Maker VISTA members and subsite supervisors are doing within the Maker VISTA community and beyond. We focus in on their personal interests […]

Peanuts and Robots: Wilson County Public Libraries and Maker Education in Rural Texas

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Linda Downs recently told me that you can see a giant peanut resting on the lawn of the Wilson County Courthouse in Floresville, Texas. The big civic peanut has become something of a town mascot and, in conjunction with the annual Floresville Peanut Festival, memorializes the rural region’s early 20th century role in peanut farming. […]