The last several years have been incredibly difficult for educators. On June 4th, we celebrated a milestone by having our first in-person event since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. For this event, we collaborated, co-designed, and co-facilitated with Agency by Design Oakland (AbDO), their Director Paula Mitchell and phenomenal Oakland Educator, Abdul-Haqq Khalifah. During […]
Interested in learning more about Making Spaces, Maker Ed’s 33-month program that provides communities with the help they need to activate and sustain maker education through professional development, resources, and community engagement? Join us on Wednesday, June 28, from 2:00-4:00 PT where you’ll have a chance to get a taste of the Making Spaces approach. […]
Are you looking for ways to revive, restore, and reset as you move into summer? Join Maker Ed and Agency by Design Oakland in this day-long, in-person workshop where we will create a space for educators to come together, practice individual and collective healing practices through making, and center community, care, and connection. We will […]
We’re delighted and grateful that Dr. Nettrice Gaskins will be taking the time to offer her wisdom and expertise to the community through the Maker Ed Convening! Dr. Gaskins will be our keynote speaker on the first day of our annual convening, on Friday, October 2, 2020. With a long history of work and focus […]
Dr. Gholnecsar (Gholdy) Muhammad will be a keynote speaker for this year’s Maker Ed Convening. We can’t wait for her to share her incredible work and thinking! Her keynote address is entitled Cultivating Genius and Joy. Are you registered yet? You won’t want to miss this incredible learning opportunity. Dr. Muhammad is currently an Associate […]
We had a blast at the recent 2019 CA STEAM Symposium held in Anaheim, CA! We loved meeting so many educators over the course of two days in this year’s Makerspace. We hosted a drop-in Earthquake Engineering activity, as well as a Cardboard Linkages workshop session. Read more…
Thank you to everyone who made it out to our Launch Party on Saturday. We had a beautiful, sunny day filled with pancakes, making, and music. Read more…
Edward P. Clapp, our guest author and a presenter at Maker Faire New York this weekend, is a principal investigator at Project Zero where he is a co-director of the Agency by Design initiative, an investigation of the promises, practices, and pedagogies of maker-centered learning.
We’re so pleased and thrilled that we’ve been able to continue offering maker educators a unique opportunity to connect in person, at an event focused on making and learning, and in May 2017, we hosted our 3rd annual Maker Educator Convening.
Thinking about spending a few inspiring fall days in Pittsburgh? We did! Along with approximately 60 other educators, administrators, practitioners, and even a few researchers—from K-12 and higher education, we offered a second Open Portfolios workshop last week on Nov 15–16, 2016 in the grand city of Pittsburgh. The sun was shining, and we gathered together […]