“Spotlight on…” is a blog series by Maker Corps. This edition is a Spotlight on Creative Reuse.
Introducing Our Network of Maker Corps Rockstars! A small microscope made out of wood and saved for decades. Memories of working in Grandma’s craft store. A tale of hoarding a favorite children’s book in the library makerspace to keep it out of circulation (and then getting a tattoo of the protagonist!). Toilet paper rolls that change […]
Maker Educator Meetup Playbook https://docs.google.com/document/d/1F82NW5bZSSib76BwflZvrNXyoemXQuT5fpsR0kW_g04/edit
Youth Makerspace Playbook http://makered.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Youth-Makerspace-Playbook_FINAL.pdf
All About Circuits: Part Search http://www.allaboutcircuits.com/electronic-components/
Applications for our Maker Corps program are open until January 23rd, 2017. This online professional development program provides training and a community of support to youth-serving organizations as they design and implement summer maker education programming. As Maker Corps heads into its 5th year, we’re continuing to make improvements and changes based on feedback from our amazing […]
We are full in the swing of things this 2016 Maker Corps season! We have 78 Maker Corps Members contributing to summer maker education programming at over 40 sites! Summer making opportunities for young people are underway at community centers, libraries, museums, science centers and so many places in between. One of my favorite things […]
Hi all! I’m Katie, and I hail from a small island (think 2,000 residents) off the coast of Washington state where I took a ferry to school, and everyone I knew was a maker of some sort because there were few formalized jobs. I grew up with a best friend whose parents made a living blowing glass. […]