Cognizant Announces Support of 15 Maker Corps Host Sites in 2015

Today, Cognizant announced its sponsorship of 15 of our Maker Corps Host Sites in 2015, as part of its ongoing initiatives to inspire student interest in STEM careers. This support will enable Maker Ed’s Maker Corps program to provide increased access to maker education at Host Sites in new communities –– including communities in rural and underserved areas –– […]

The Maker VISTA Project Expands

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In May 2015, the Maker VISTA community will welcome four new sites and six VISTA members to join its vision in transforming education for poverty-stricken communities. The Maker VISTA Project is transforming education nationwide for youth disadvantaged by poverty through Maker Education. The project’s ambitious mission will be strengthened in scale and reach with  the […]

Announcing the Launch of the Maker Ed Directory

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  Last week, in conjunction with the White House Science Fair and in partnership with The Connectory, we announced our plans to launch a directory that would help families discover maker education opportunities in their area. Today, we are thrilled to share the launch of the Maker Ed Directory! Hosted on our online Resource Library, […]

Maker Corps 2015 at Children’s Science Center Lab

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Maker Ed is thrilled to welcome the Children’s Science Center as a new Maker Corps Host Site in 2015. For the third year of Maker Corps, Maker Ed will collaborate with more than forty organizations to host Maker Corps Members throughout the summer to bring maker activities and approaches to the communities that they serve. Below is a glimpse […]

Open Portfolios: Full Research Brief Series

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Maker Ed, in conjunction with Indiana University’s Creativity Labs and the National Working Group, along with the generous, unwavering support of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, is thrilled to officially release the full Open Portfolio Project Research Brief Series. Since this stage of work began in October 2013, the research, visits, and discussions have uncovered […]

Make an Impact on Youth in the Bay Area and Nationwide: Pledge Your Donation for Maker Ed’s SV Gives Campaign

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Whether they’ve attended one of our professional development workshops or participated in one of our programs, educators frequently tell us that our organization was the inspiring catalyst that enabled them to infuse making into their learning communities. They’ve told us that our support has enabled them to make a profound impact on the lives of […]

Open Portfolios: National Working Group Meeting Summary

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Maker Ed’s ninth and final research brief of the Open Portfolio Project focuses on the November 2014 meeting of National Working Group members, hosted at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation headquarters in Palo Alto, CA. In the National Working Group Meeting Summary, we highlight some of the discussion points and big questions that arose from the […]

Maker Corps 2015 at North Logan Library

Maker Ed is thrilled to welcome North Logan Library as a Maker Corps Host Site in 2015. For the third year of Maker Corps, Maker Ed will collaborate with more than forty organizations to host Maker Corps Members throughout the summer to bring maker experiences and approaches to the communities that they serve. Below is […]

Maker Corps 2015 at Great Lakes Science Center

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Maker Ed is thrilled to welcome Great Lakes Science Center as a returning Maker Corps Host Site in 2015. For the third year of Maker Corps, Maker Ed will collaborate with more than forty organizations to host Maker Corps Members throughout the summer to bring maker activities and approaches to the communities that they serve. Below is a […]