Empowering Young People to Shape their Worlds through Maker-Centered Learning

Core Maker Capacities

Edward P. Clapp, our guest author and a presenter at Maker Faire New York this weekend, is a principal investigator at Project Zero where he is a co-director of the Agency by Design initiative, an investigation of the promises, practices, and pedagogies of maker-centered learning. The Agency by Design Framework for maker-centered learning is outlined in the recent […]

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.    […]

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 […]

Ed Café at Maker Faire Bay Area 2014

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Looking for us at Maker Faire? At Maker Faire – this Saturday and Sunday, May 17-18, 2014 from 10am-8pm & 10am-6pm respectively, Maker Ed will be hosting the Ed Café, an intimate gathering of venerable educators who will be sharing their stories and wisdom – all about making in education. From the start of Maker Faire on […]