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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tinkering with The Exploratory, a Maker Corps Host Site

By Guest Contributor Jean Kaneko, Exploratory Chief Tinkerer   The Exploratory empowers children to be curious, take risks, make mistakes, explore and soar into adventure–or as we say, tinker, make, innovate! We are focused on creating programs that provide young people learning opportunities that foster the Innovator Mindset – embracing failure, frustration tolerance, communication, collaboration, […]