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 […]

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, […]

Introduction to Stephanie Chang

Hi everyone! I’m Stephanie Chang, and I have the honor of being Maker Ed’s Director of Youth Engagement. I also have a confession to make: I am 4-5 months late writing this introduction because I got caught up in everything wonderful happening at Maker Ed, and like any project – whether a wooden desk, a […]

EdVenture Children’s Museum – Maker Works

by Laura Ybarra | Education Services Coordinator Calling all makers!  It’s time to crank up your ingenuity and imagination in Maker Works – EdVenture’s new workshop for tinkerers, inventors, and artists alike.  Designed for ages 5 and older, Maker Works provides the space, materials, and tools.  You supply the ideas and the imagination! For the second year […]

Keene Public Library in Keene, NH

by Lyndsey Runyan, Teen Services Librarian Keene Public Library is excited to welcome two new Maker Corp Members to our library for a summer of awesome making, creating, and tinkering with kids and teens. Our library serves as an education, cultural, and social center where citizens of all walks of life come together and learn. Around four […]

Millvale Community Library in Millvale, PA

by Lisa Seel, Millvale Community Library   Millvale Community Library (MCL) is excited to be a Maker Corps Host Site for Summer, 2014, and will be welcoming two Maker Corps Members to our family!  Millvale Community Library is a small, community-oriented library located just north of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Since opening our doors to the public in […]

GEEKBUS in San Antonio, Texas

by Mark Barnett The San Antonio STEM connectory SASTEMIC is happy to announce that we will be continuing our Maker Camps this summer with support from the Maker Education Initiative and the Maker Corps. Last year we hosted 2 Maker Corps members in our pop-up makerspace and served over 250 students. This year we will […]

Maker Corps at the REM Learning Center in Miami, Florida

By Ryan Moreno and Jacqueline Moreno   REM Learning Center is proud to have been chosen as a 2014 Maker Corps Host Site! Our Play Make Share program investigates how the integration of methods such as design thinking, systems thinking, computational thinking, play, making, and tinkering within both formal and informal learning environments can be used to […]

Maker Corps and Maker-Space at Omaha Children’s Museum

By Tyler Swain, Creative Arts and Maker-Space Lead       In June 2013 Omaha Children’s Museum embarked on a new chapter of engaging the imagination and creating an excitement about learning by opening Maker-Space, a hands-on permanent exhibit where guests are encouraged to use real tools, new technologies and an ever-changing lineup of materials to […]