After three years of service to our organization, Warren (Trey) Lathe has resigned from his position as Executive Director of Maker Ed. Maker Ed continues to evolve since its founding five years ago, and we are grateful for Trey’s guidance over the last three years.
Our Maker VISTA program focuses on overcoming poverty through maker education. Maker VISTA members serve at partner sites around the country to impact organizations and the wider community through partnership development, volunteer recruitment, community building, resource creation, educator training, and much more.
This month, as our Ask a Maker Educator video, we are very excited to share a webinar that Maker Ed co-produced with Educator Innovator as part of their CLTV series. In this conversation, we will use storytelling and discussion to explore the ways in which making can excite and empower traditionally underserved populations. We hope […]
Edward P. Clapp, our guest author and a presenter at Maker Faire New York this weekend, is a principal investigator at Project Zero where he is a co-director of the Agency by Design initiative, an investigation of the promises, practices, and pedagogies of maker-centered learning. The Agency by Design Framework for maker-centered learning is outlined in the recent […]
For September’s episode of Ask a Maker Educator, Maker Corps Program Manager Katie Barthelow sat down with Bárbara Yarza and Andrés Ruelas from El Garage Hub in Mexicali, Mexico. Their conversation explores some of the exciting ways that the El Garage Hub team is helping youth develop their capacity as leaders and creators.