Digital Promise and Maker Ed Launch the Maker Promise

PRESS RELEASE Digital Promise and Maker Ed Launch the Maker Promise Washington, D.C., March 9, 2016 — Digital Promise, a nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating innovation in education, and Maker Ed, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering educators to facilitate meaningful learning experiences with youth, today launched the Maker Promise. Announced by the White House […]

Guest Post: Taking the Time for Making

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  This guest post was written by Courtney Sears, a second grade teacher at Ephesus Road Elementary School in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and a North Carolina Teacher Voice Fellow with Hope Street Group. You can follow her on Twitter @CourtSears1. Taking the Time for Making Four year olds like to paint. For some students, […]

Maker Ed Contributes to the National Week of Making, Announced by White House

PRESS RELEASE Maker Ed Contributes to the National Week of Making, Announced by White House Maker Ed launches campaign to gather support for making from leaders at schools and districts nationwide, hosts a making workshop for educators, and participates in key events Washington, D.C., June, 2015: Maker Education Initiative (Maker Ed) is thrilled to contribute […]

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 […]

Maker Corps 2015 at Albemarle County Public Schools

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Maker Ed is excited to welcome back Albemarle County Public Schools 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 activities and approaches to the communities that they serve. Below is […]