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. Read more about what our Maker VISTA members are accomplishing this month…
At Bethune Middle School VISTA members have worked to make making happen–and make making meaningful to makers. Find out how two years of Maker VISTA partnership has developed the maker community at this middle school.
Maker VISTA members don’t do it all alone. They all have amazing mentors and supporters guiding them through their year of service. Meet Toutoule Ntoya Ed.D from LAEP, one of our Maker VISTA champions!
The Millvale Community Library (MCL), for those of you who don’t know, is an amazing little library in a borough of Pittsburgh, called Millvale. The mission of the MCL—More than a library, an agent of positive change—is clear as soon as you walk through the front doors. It’s really an amazing place to live, work, learn, and make.
Maker VISTA members don’t do it all alone. They all have amazing mentors and supporters guiding them through their year of service. Meet Aaron Vanderwerff from Lighthouse Community Charter School, one of our Maker VISTA champions!
Wonder what capacity building looks like? Our “Day in the Life” series follows our Maker VISTA members in varying educational landscapes, as they tackle tasks big and small in their efforts to strengthen and sustain maker-centered learning.
Our “Why I Serve” series invites you to get to know some of the amazing individuals currently serving as Maker VISTA members who are working to fight poverty through maker education, across the country.
Whether by building mobile STEAM Trunks, creating websites, or forging connections in the community, Maker VISTA member at Drew Charter School in Atlanta, Georgia have made an impact through service. They have also accelerated the integration of making at the innovative K-12 school.
Maker Ed is once again thrilled to offer Young Makers the opportunity to exhibit their original work at Maker Faire Bay Area in 2017! Since 2012, over 1,200 youth, representing clubs supported by Maker Ed’s Young Makers program, have showcased more than 350 unique projects at Maker Faire, where they are able to take pride and […]
About the Author: Kate Jaggers is Supervising Librarian of the User Services Department at Piscataway Public Library in Piscataway, NJ, and Secretary of the New Jersey Makers Day Board. In addition to overall organization, Kate’s primary role on the NJMD Board is to encourage everyone’s big ideas while also keeping them grounded in reality. Find […]