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 […]
By Trey Lathe, Maker Ed’s Executive Director On October 27th, I had the privilege of attending the Citizen-Science Maker Summit hosted at Arizona State University and organized by the School for Future Innovation at ASU, and SciStarter. The summit was designed to explore the crossroads of citizen science and the maker movement, and I was […]
On October 14th-16th, Stanford held the 6th annual FabLearn conference on creativity and making in education. The FabLearn Conference, as their website describes, “aims to bring together award-winning academics and educators, learning sciences researchers, and policy-advisors to build a community interested in putting curiosity, innovation, and hands-on problem solving back into today’s schools.” FabLearn also […]
We’re delighted to announce that Maker Ed — in collaboration with the Remake Learning Network — will be offering an east coast Open Portfolio Workshop in Pittsburgh on Nov 15-16, 2016! Graciously hosted by IDeaTe at Carnegie Mellon University, this two-day, hands-on workshop will focus on exploring practices for capturing making & learning through portfolios. In […]