Young Makers 2015: Physical Computing for mentors!

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Last Saturday, March 7, 2015, Maker Ed ran a professional development workshop for Young Makers mentors, entitled Physical Computing: Tinkering with Light, Sound, and Motion. With the generous support of the Google RISE award, we were thrilled to lead a workshop that introduced the concept of physical computing, an area that melds the physical with the […]

Maker Ed Selected for Google RISE Award to Engage Underrepresented Youth in Computer Science Education

Young Makers

PRESS RELEASE Maker Ed Selected for Google RISE Award to Engage Underrepresented Youth in Computer Science Education Award will Support Maker Ed’s Young Makers Program To Offer New CS-Related Opportunitie Oakland, CA, February, 2015: Maker Education Initiative (Maker Ed) is thrilled to announce that it is a recipient of the 2015 Google RISE Award, a […]

Seeking Young Makers 2015 Bay Area Regional Coordinators

Young Makers project

Maker Ed is delighted to announce new opportunities related to our Young Makers program for 2015! As in past years, the Young Makers program brings together youth with adult and teen mentors who, together, create a youth-driven project for exhibition at a showcase event. Along the way, they work through challenges with both mentors and […]