Maker Corps 2017 is here!

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Introducing Our Network of Maker Corps Rockstars! A small microscope made out of wood and saved for decades. Memories of working in Grandma’s craft store. A tale of hoarding a favorite children’s book in the library makerspace to keep it out of circulation (and then getting a tattoo of the protagonist!). Toilet paper rolls that change […]

Introducing Maker Corps 2017

Applications for our Maker Corps program are open until January 23rd, 2017. This online professional development program provides training and a community of support to youth-serving organizations as they design and implement summer maker education programming. As Maker Corps heads into its 5th year, we’re continuing to make improvements and changes based on feedback from our amazing […]

Maker Corps 2016: A Snapshot of Summer Making

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We are full in the swing of things this 2016 Maker Corps season! We have 78 Maker Corps Members contributing to summer maker education programming at over 40 sites! Summer making opportunities for young people are underway at community centers, libraries, museums, science centers and so many places in between. One of my favorite things […]

Maker Corps 2016 at The Poth Branch of Wilson County Public Libraries

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Maker Ed is so excited to welcome The Poth Branch of Wilson County Public Libraries as a Maker Corps Partner Site in 2016. In its fourth year of programming. For the fourth year of Maker Corps, Maker Ed will collaborate with more than forty organizations across the globe to host Maker Corps Members throughout the summer to […]

Maker Corps 2016 at Children’s Museum of Houston

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Maker Ed is so excited to welcome Children’s Museum of Houston as a Maker Corps Partner Site in 2016. For the fourth year of Maker Corps, Maker Ed will collaborate with more than forty organizations across the globe to host Maker Corps Members throughout the summer to bring maker activities and approaches to the communities that they serve. Below is […]

Maker Corps 2016 at Assemble

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Maker Ed is so excited to welcome Assemble at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh as a Maker Corps Partner Site in 2016. For the fourth year of Maker Corps, Maker Ed will collaborate with more than forty organizations across the globe to host Maker Corps Members throughout the summer to bring maker activities and approaches to the communities that they […]

Junk to Genius: An Interview with Donna Sangwin of Recreate

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Donna Sangwin, founder and director of ReCreate, speaks to Maker Ed program coordinator Justin about trash, tech, reuse, and education. ReCreate is a creative reuse non-profit based in Roseville, CA and has been committed to reducing waste “through art, education, and imagination” since 2009, offering a full menu of maker education programming, both in partnership […]

Maker Corps 2016 at Digital Harbor Foundation

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Maker Ed is so excited to welcome Digital Harbor Foundation as a Maker Corps Partner Site in 2016. For the fourth year of Maker Corps, Maker Ed will collaborate with more than forty organizations across the globe to host Maker Corps Members throughout the summer to bring maker activities and approaches to the communities that they serve. Below is a […]

Maker Corps 2016 at MAKESHOP at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

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Maker Ed is so excited to welcome MAKESHOP at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh as a Maker Corps Partner Site in 2016. For the fourth year of Maker Corps, Maker Ed will collaborate with more than forty organizations across the globe to host Maker Corps Members throughout the summer to bring maker activities and approaches to the communities that […]