It’s back-to-school time, and one of the best ways to get excited about the new school year is to engage colleagues and/or students in a making activity! Making is an awesome opportunity to get adults and youth excited, have them engage a “hands-on and mind-on” approach.
“So many in our society are quick to criticize the system that public school students learn under, but equally strong in number are those who strive actively to change it. By promoting student voice, self-directed learning, and passion-centered projects in school, we’re making a lasting difference for students in their secondary schooling and well into […]
With all the great things about makerspaces, it can be easy to overlook some of the small hiccups and larger hurdles that might come up when making if educators and youth don’t make time for designing and planning. At the reMAKE education conference (#remakeedu) this past week, Stephanie Chang and I engaged educators in some […]
Welcome to Maker Ed’s “Growing up Making” community blog series that highlights how maker educators have been influenced by family and their community. By sharing stories of what inspires maker educators, we’re excited to showcase the impactful and multigenerational human history of making. This post was written by Jessica Parker, Education Community Manager at Maker Ed. Share your […]