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 […]

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 […]

#40Forward: Maker Ed’s female-focused efforts for 2014

At Maker Ed, we believe that every child is a maker. We aim to celebrate the inclusivity of making, and this month in particular, we are highlighting our work with female makers, supported by a boost from Google for Entrepreneurs’ #40Forward campaign. Encouraging more women and girls to participate in the maker movement is part of […]

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 […]