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 […]

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. […]

Announcing Maker Corps 2016 Partner Sites

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We are thrilled to announce our Maker Corps Partner Sites for 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. Our Maker Corps 2016 Partner Sites […]

Introducing Justin Boner, Maker Ed’s Program Coordinator

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Before joining the Maker Ed team in January, I had enveloped myself in the fascinating study of Greco-Roman antiquity through its languages, drawing insight and inspiration from its complex, disappearing cultures and its many, distinct but overlapping histories. This leap from the library of humanistic scholarship to the hands-on laboratory of making is not as far […]