Ed Café at Maker Faire Bay Area 2014

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Looking for us at Maker Faire? At Maker Faire – this Saturday and Sunday, May 17-18, 2014 from 10am-8pm & 10am-6pm respectively, Maker Ed will be hosting the Ed Café, an intimate gathering of venerable educators who will be sharing their stories and wisdom – all about making in education. From the start of Maker Faire on […]

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 […]

A Teacher’s Reflections on Maker Corps and Maker Faire Detroit

By Mary Foulke, Maker Corp Member, The Henry Ford   “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, either way you are right”   This famous quote, from Henry Ford, kept running through my mind this past weekend at Maker Faire Detroit.  In fact, it has continued to run through my mind as I […]

Maker Ed Celebrates Anniversary at Maker Faire Bay Area

San Mateo, CA, May 15, 2013— The Maker Education Initiative (Maker Ed) celebrates its one year anniversary at Maker Faire Bay Area with an event on Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 2-3 pm. Maker Ed was created by Dale Daugherty, CEO of Maker Media and founder of Maker Faire, as the non-profit, educational arm of the maker […]

Tinker, Hack, Invent at The Henry Ford

By Christopher Hemler, Curator of Education, The Henry Ford (Dearborn, MI)   Founded in 1929 by Henry Ford as the Edison Institute Schools, The Henry Ford has grown into America’s Greatest History Attraction. A single destination with five distinct attractions, it includes Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre, the Ford Rouge Factory […]

Education Highlights at the Portland, Oregon Mini Maker Faire

September 18,2012, by Steve Davee This past weekend, the Oregon Museum of Science & Industry (OMSI) hosted Portland’s first Mini Maker Faire.  I was fortunate to participate as a Maker, and to be able to observe and document some of the excitement surrounding an impressive variety of educational experiences. To explore the Faire, I hopped […]