Post-Maker Faire Musings on Creating a Supportive Environment Through Making

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World Maker Faire took place on Oct. 1-2 at the New York Hall of Science. We were lucky enough to have to opportunity to organize some amazing presentations at the Education Stage. We hope that you were able to make it! We’ve asked a few of our panelists and guests to recap the festivities for those who weren’t able […]

Photo Highlights from the 2016 World Maker Faire in NYC

Akili Lee from Digital Youth Network (Chicago) speaks at the Meet Maker Educators panel. Panelists L-R: Ryan Reedell, Doug Baldwin, Liz Whitewall, Jackie Moore, Akili Lee, David Wells, and Janet Hollingsworth.

World Maker Faire took place on Oct. 1-2 at the New York Hall of Science. We were lucky enough to have to opportunity to organize some amazing presentations at the Education Forum and Education Stage. We hope that you were able to make it! We’ve compiled some of our best photo highlights for those who weren’t able to be there.    […]

Julian Waters on The Impact of Changing Minds

Young Maker Julian Waters presents at the Education Forum in New York

“So many in our society are quick to criticize the system that public school students learn under, but equally strong in number are those who strive actively to change it. By promoting student voice, self-directed learning, and passion-centered projects in school, we’re making a lasting difference for students in their secondary schooling and well into […]

Maker Ed Organizes Education Forum and Education Stage at World Maker Faire, Announces Launch of Professional Development Course Offerings and New Research Findings on the Needs of Maker Educators

PRESS RELEASE Maker Ed Organizes Education Forum and Education Stage at World Maker Faire, Announces Launch of Professional Development Course Offerings and New Research Findings on the Needs of Maker Educators New research findings indicate that there may be a trend towards incorporating making in K-12 settings. NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2016 The Maker Education […]

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 […]