What’s Happening, May & June 2015

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Welcome back to our ongoing series highlighting “What’s Happening” at our Maker VISTA sites. Each monthly post will quickly introduce what our subsites have been up to during the past month (or two!), and include a link for more information. Maker VISTA is dedicated to eradicating poverty and supports Maker Ed’s mission to create more opportunities […]

VISTAGrad, July 2015

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This July, seven of our Maker VISTA Members will be concluding their 365 days of service. Our Maker VISTA members have exhibited passion, commitment and hard work by confronting poverty through collaborative development of organizational, administrative and financial capacity for their host organizations. Maker VISTA members worked onsite with their partner organization to foster collective […]

What’s Happening, April 2015

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Welcome back to our ongoing series highlighting “What’s Happening” at our Maker VISTA sites. Each monthly post will quickly introduce what our subsites have been up to during the past month, and include a link for more information. Maker VISTA is dedicated to eradicating poverty and supports Maker Ed’s mission to create more opportunities for all […]

What’s Happening, March 2015

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Welcome back to our ongoing series highlighting “What’s Happening” at our Maker VISTA sites. Each monthly post will quickly introduce what our subsites have been up to during the past month, and include a link to more information. Maker VISTA is dedicated to eradicating poverty and supports Maker Ed’s mission to create more opportunities for all […]

What’s Happening, February 2015

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“What’s Happening” – an ongoing series that highlights the happenings at our Maker VISTA subsites. Each post provides a monthly update that includes a link for more information. In Brief – The Maker VISTA Project tackles poverty by propagating maker education into high-poverty communities across the US by providing capacity-building services to our partners. Our partners, […]

Making MAKING Journals

By Jessica Gray Schipp, Maker AmeriCorps VISTA  at the Lighthouse Community Charter School Creativity Lab Journal, sketchbook, notebook, blog, book, diary, scrapbook, daybook, log- no matter what you call these information collectors, they all do the same sort of something.  They provide a way to document our experiences.  They can be shared or private, written or drawn, […]

Welcome Jeremy Mitchell and Maker AmeriCorps VISTAs

By Paloma Garcia-Lopez As students take their final quizzes before winter break and educators reflect on their year of service, Maker Ed has been gearing up for a robust expansion of maker programming rather than winding down.  This season, Maker Ed staff witnessed the swearing in of our Maker Americorps VISTA Leader, Jeremy Mitchell.  Chad […]