Building Meaningful Connections Between Making and Culture: An Interview with Former Maker Corps Member Julie Cardenas

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Julie Cardenas is an early childhood educator and former Maker Corps Member. In this post, she speaks to Maker Ed program coordinator Justin about traditional ways of making, cardboard, tape, and empowering communities. If you’re interested in becoming a Maker Corps Member, applications are currently open! You can learn more here.   Justin Boner, Maker Ed: We […]

The Future of the World in a Hot Air Balloon: Young Makers at Maker Faire Bay Area 2016

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As I made my way through this year’s labyrinthine Maker Faire Bay Area, I wasn’t prepared for what would end up catching and keeping my attention. The size, complexity, and novelty of the literal thousands of inventions were certainly impressive, if not inspiring, but they quickly receded into the background against the energy and animation […]

Maker Corps 2016 at The Poth Branch of Wilson County Public Libraries

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Maker Ed is so excited to welcome The Poth Branch of Wilson County Public Libraries as a Maker Corps Partner Site in 2016. In its fourth year of programming. 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 […]

Maker Corps 2016 at Children’s Museum of Houston

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Maker Ed is so excited to welcome Children’s Museum of Houston 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 Assemble

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Maker Ed is so excited to welcome Assemble 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 they […]

Junk to Genius: An Interview with Donna Sangwin of Recreate

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Donna Sangwin, founder and director of ReCreate, speaks to Maker Ed program coordinator Justin about trash, tech, reuse, and education. ReCreate is a creative reuse non-profit based in Roseville, CA and has been committed to reducing waste “through art, education, and imagination” since 2009, offering a full menu of maker education programming, both in partnership […]

Maker Corps 2016 at Digital Harbor Foundation

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Maker Ed is so excited to welcome Digital Harbor Foundation 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 […]

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 […]

Maker Corps 2016 at The Science Zone

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Maker Ed is so excited to welcome The Science Zone 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 […]