Maker Corps 2015 at Children’s Science Center Lab

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Maker Ed is thrilled to welcome the Children’s Science Center as a new Maker Corps Host Site in 2015. For the third year of Maker Corps, Maker Ed will collaborate with more than forty organizations to host Maker Corps Members throughout the summer to bring maker activities and approaches to the communities that they serve. Below is a glimpse […]

Make an Impact on Youth in the Bay Area and Nationwide: Pledge Your Donation for Maker Ed’s SV Gives Campaign

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Whether they’ve attended one of our professional development workshops or participated in one of our programs, educators frequently tell us that our organization was the inspiring catalyst that enabled them to infuse making into their learning communities. They’ve told us that our support has enabled them to make a profound impact on the lives of […]

Open Portfolios: National Working Group Meeting Summary

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Maker Ed’s ninth and final research brief of the Open Portfolio Project focuses on the November 2014 meeting of National Working Group members, hosted at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation headquarters in Palo Alto, CA. In the National Working Group Meeting Summary, we highlight some of the discussion points and big questions that arose from the […]

Maker Corps 2015 at North Logan Library

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Maker Ed is thrilled to welcome North Logan Library as a Maker Corps Host Site in 2015. For the third year of Maker Corps, Maker Ed will collaborate with more than forty organizations to host Maker Corps Members throughout the summer to bring maker experiences and approaches to the communities that they serve. Below is […]

Maker Corps 2015 at Great Lakes Science Center

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Maker Ed is thrilled to welcome Great Lakes Science Center as a returning Maker Corps Host Site in 2015. For the third year of Maker Corps, Maker Ed will collaborate with more than forty organizations to host Maker Corps Members throughout the summer to bring maker activities and approaches to the communities that they serve. Below is a […]

Young Makers 2015: Physical Computing for mentors!

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Last Saturday, March 7, 2015, Maker Ed ran a professional development workshop for Young Makers mentors, entitled Physical Computing: Tinkering with Light, Sound, and Motion. With the generous support of the Google RISE award, we were thrilled to lead a workshop that introduced the concept of physical computing, an area that melds the physical with the […]

Maker VISTA – What’s Happening, February 2015

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“What’s Happening” – an ongoing series that highlights the happenings at our Maker VISTA subsites. Each post provides a monthly update that includes a link for more information. In Brief – The Maker VISTA Project tackles poverty by propagating maker education into high-poverty communities across the US by providing capacity-building services to our partners. Our partners, […]