Maker Corps 2016 at The Poth Branch of Wilson County Public Libraries

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Maker Ed is so excited to welcome The Poth Branch of Wilson County Public Libraries as a Maker Corps Partner Site in 2016. In its fourth year of programming. For the fourth year of Maker Corps, Maker Ed will collaborate with more than forty organizations across the globe to host Maker Corps Members throughout the summer to […]

Maker Corps 2016 at The Science Zone

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Maker Ed is so excited to welcome The Science Zone as a Maker Corps Partner Site in 2016. For the fourth year of Maker Corps, Maker Ed will collaborate with more than forty organizations across the globe to host Maker Corps Members throughout the summer to bring maker activities and approaches to the communities that they serve. Below is a […]

Open Portfolios: Bay Area Video Coalition’s Media Portfolios

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This is the eighth 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 2014 and into 2015. The Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC), located in the Mission neighborhood of San Francisco, has been inspiring and guiding the community […]

Aaron Vanderwerff: Inspirational Teacher of the Year

We’re proud to share the news that PG&E named Aaron Vanderwerff of Lighthouse Community Charter School, which has been running a Young Makers club since late 2010 the Bright Ideas Inspirational Teacher of the Year this week. Oakland Robotics Teacher Named PG&E’s Bright Ideas Inspirational Teacher of the Year The video includes footage of some […]

Announcing: Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity

December 5, 2012, by Jessica Margolin Do you know a talented young “maker”? Specifically, a student who has: solved an artistic, scientific, or technical problem in a new or unusual way come up with a distinctive solution to problems faced by his or her school, community or family created a new group, organization, or institution that […]

Collaborating Across-Generations

For the past three years the Exploratorium has hosted monthly meetings for participants in the Young Makers Program. These meetings also included a series of events called Open MAKE that were open to the public. Open MAKE is a chance to rub shoulders with a variety of interesting makers, as well as to do hands-on […]