Maker Ed Goes to Washington: A Multi-Perspective Look at the White House Maker Faire

Pictured (from Left to Right): Rachel Alper, Matthew Tung, Andrew Ke, Davis Dunaway, Samantha McGinnis, Lendy Dunaway

On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014, several members of the Maker Ed team were in Washington D.C. to attend the first-ever White House Maker Faire. In this post, each shares his/her own account of and reflections from the day: Lisa Regalla, Interim Executive Director The most powerful thing about the White House Maker Faire to me was the […]

Maker Corps: A Second Year in the Making


by Cassandra Stephens, Maker Corps G+ Community Facilitator Cassandra was a Maker Corps member last year, and is currently our Maker Corps Google+ Community Facilitator. In this series of blog posts, she writes about her experience with the Maker Corps program. In its second year, Maker Ed’s Maker Corps program continues to strive towards the vision […]

Maker Corps Host Sites in Miami, FL

A hot Maker Ed coalition is coming to Miami! Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, MIAMade at The LAB Miami, and REM Learning Center’s Play Make Share Program are proud to be teaming up with Maker Education Initiative to kickstart Maker Education in Miami-Dade County Florida. As hosts of the Maker Corps Summer […]

A summer of Making and Maker Corps at the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, CA

By Bridget Rigby, Learning Director, The Tech Museum of Innovation Summer is a great time for prototyping, learning, and making at The Tech! The Tech’s Maker Corps members will lead Maker prototyping sessions throughout the summer. Find them in The Tech Studio tinkering with favorite Maker technologies, from MaKey MaKey that turns bananas into pianos […]

Maker Corps 2014 Host Site – Assemble

Introducing Assemble A Community Space for Art + Technology Founded in 2011, Assemble is an open community space for arts and technology located in Pittsburgh’s urban Friendship/Garfield neighborhood. We unite artists, technologists, and makers with our neighbors of all demographics. Assemble provides a platform for experiential learning, opening creative processes and building confidence through making. […]

Maker Corps Applications Due at Midnight Friday

Calling all 18- to 24-year-old Makers! You have just one more day to apply for a paid summer internship as a Maker Corps Member. Apply here by midnight on Friday, March 8th. It’s just one simple application and for the video, you can shoot a short one with any smart phone and upload it. Maker […]