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 […]

#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 […]

Maker Corps Host Sites in Miami, FL

A S.T.E.A.M.ing hot Maker Ed coalition is coming to Miami! Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, MIAMade at The LAB Miami, and REM Learning Center’s Play Make Share Program are proud to be teaming up with Maker Education Initiative to kickstart Maker Education in Miami-Dade County Florida. As hosts of the Maker Corps Summer […]

#40Forward: Maker Ed rethinks women in making with Google for Entrepreneurs

Maker Ed is thrilled to announce that we are a part of the Google for Entrepreneurs #40Forward challenge. We are one of forty startup communities taking new approaches to increase the representation of women in our community by 25% in 2014. Through its core programs, Maker Ed will be working with organizations and educators, particularly female […]

A summer of Making and Maker Corps at the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, CA

By Bridget Rigby, Learning Director, The Tech Museum of Innovation Summer is a great time for prototyping, learning, and making at The Tech! The Tech’s Maker Corps members will lead Maker prototyping sessions throughout the summer. Find them in The Tech Studio tinkering with favorite Maker technologies, from MaKey MaKey that turns bananas into pianos […]

MAKESHOP at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

by Rebecca Grabman, MAKESHOP Manager MAKESHOP at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is excited to welcome a second year of Maker Corps Members in 2014! As part of the museum’s mission to provide innovative experiences that inspire joy, creativity and curiosity, MAKESHOP was created in 2011 as a place for families and children of all ages to […]

Lighthouse Community Charter School in Oakland, CA

by Aaron Vanderwerff The Lighthouse Creativity Lab: Call for Makers  The Lighthouse Creativity Lab is excited to be able to host two Maker Corps Members as we embark on our first summer making program.  We believe that it is important to bring making into the lives of our students because they develop creative confidence, a broader […]

DIY Girls in Los Angeles, CA

by Luz Rivas, Founder and Executive Director DIY Girls: Making, Playing and Exploring DIY Girls’ mission is to increase girls’ interest in technology, engineering and making through innovative educational experiences. DIY Girls develops and implements educational programs designed to promote girls’ early engagement and exploration with technology, encourage self-confidence and support aspiration to technical careers. […]