Maker Corps Host Sites in Miami, FL

A 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 […]

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. […]

Silverton School Maker Space Hiring Two Maker Corps Members for a Summer Internship in Colorado

By Paul Joyce, STREAM Director, Silverton Public School Silverton School Maker Space will be hiring two Maker interns to work between May 15th and August 31st, for between 20-35 hours a week for between $10 and $15 an hour depending on experience. If interested keep reading and call, text or email me with questions! Paul […]

Maker Corps at Mamaroneck Union Free School District

by Margaret Kaufer Hommocks Middle School Co-Op Camp & Maker Corps: FROM STEM to STEAM The Mamaroneck Union Free School District is in its second year as a Maker Corps host site.  In 2014, our program is one of only four Maker Corps host sites that serve youth through a public school summer program.  This summer, […]

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 Space at Silverton Public School, a 2014 Maker Corps Host Site

By Paul Joyce, STREAM Director, Silverton Public School Silverton is a unique location nestled at 9318’ elevation deep in the San Juan Mountains in beautiful Southwest Colorado. Spending the day in Silverton is a memorable experience, spending the summer here is a defining experience. Winters are for only the hardiest and most committed winter lovers, but the […]

Cognizant’s Making the Future U.S. College Scholarship Program Now Accepting Applications For 2014

Cognizant has opened the application period for its U.S. College Scholarship program for makers.  High school seniors and college makers interested in pursuing the STEM fields are invited to submit a 3-minute video of something they’ve made that illustrates both creativity and innovation to be eligible to earn a $5,000 college scholarship. The application period for […]

Celebrating Our Maker Corps Mentor Class of 2013

By Steve Davee, Director of Education and Communications 19 States. 34 Host Sites. 108 Maker Corps Mentors.   As our pilot summer of Maker Corps winds down, we at Maker Ed would like to take this opportunity to thank and officially acknowledge our Maker Corps Members and their newly earned status as “Maker Corps Mentors.” […]