Ask a Maker Educator – Beyond the Buzzwords, Equity & Diversity in Making

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In this Ask a Maker Educator conversation, we use storytelling and discussion to explore the ways in which making can excite and empower traditionally underserved populations. We show what equity-minded maker education looks like in action, and provide guidance for educators looking for ways to authentically engage all members of their community through making. Read more…

Ask a Maker Educator — Donna Sangwin Talks Creative Re-use

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Donna Sangwin is Founder and Executive Director of ReCreate, a nonprofit organization based in Roseville, California that focuses on sustainable maker education. “By diverting clean usable waste from local businesses and combining it with high-tech tools, ReCreate delivers hands-on, project-based learning in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.  ReCreate empowers our region’s […]

Ask a Maker Educator – Laura Fleming

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Laura Fleming has been an educator in the state of New Jersey for 20 years.  She has been both a classroom teacher and media specialist in grades K-8 and currently as a Library Media Specialist for grades 9-12. She has played a prominent role in education as a writer and speaker and has served as an […]