World Maker Faire Preview – Bootstrapping a Makerspace

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Here at Maker Ed we’ve been excitedly preparing for World Maker Faire, which takes place on Oct. 1-2 at the New York Hall of Science. We’re organizing some amazing presentations and hope to see many of you there. Jackie Gerstein will be participating in Maker Ed’s “Meet the Maker Educators: Inspirational Stories from the Cutting Edge” talk on […]

New York Maker Faire Preview – That Maker Faire Feeling

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Here at Maker Ed we’ve been excitedly preparing for World Maker Faire, which takes place on Oct. 1-2 at the New York Hall of Science. We’re organizing some amazing presentations and hope to see many of you there. Marcos Navas will be participating in Maker Ed’s “Meet the Maker Educators: Inspirational Stories from the Cutting Edge” talk on […]

New York Maker Faire Preview – Our Stories Design Our World

We used post-its to give feedback during our peer critique sessions which students later used for their self-reflections on the process of iteration.

Here at Maker Ed we’ve been excitedly preparing for World Maker Faire, which takes place on Oct. 1-2 at the New York Hall of Science. We’re organizing some amazing presentations and hope to see many of you there. Christa Flores will be participating in Maker Ed’s “Meet the Maker Educators: Inspirational Stories from the Cutting Edge” talk on […]

Seeking Young Makers 2015 Bay Area Regional Coordinators

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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 […]

Open Portfolios: World Maker Faire insights

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This is the second in a series of blog posts about Maker Ed’s Open Portfolio Project work during the summer and fall 2014. These posts are also written in conjunction with the Research Briefs being released throughout the fall and winter of 2014. By Anna Keune At the World Maker Faire in New York, we had an opportunity to connect with […]

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 […]