In this blog post, Techbridge CEO Nikole Collins-Puri, discusses the mission of the organization, why including girls from low-income communities in the maker movement is necessary, and how lip balm is relevant to STEM exploration and achievement.
About the Author: Glenn Robbins is the proud superintendent of the Tabernacle Township School District, in Tabernacle, New Jersey. He is a NASSP Digital Principal of the Year, and SETDA Student Voice Award Winner. His passion is harnessing a school culture that thrives on design thinking skills, innovative digital spaces, BYOD/1to1, and Makerspaces. Here’s to […]
By Scott Miller It’s an exciting time to be a maker! It is even more exciting to be an administrator that supports and fosters making in our school and community. I have had the opportunity to engage our school community over the past three years to grow our maker education program from a single design […]
Maker Ed is so excited to welcome Kheprw Institute 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 glimpse […]
The National Week of Making brought together a nation of makers to a series of celebratory events. I was so excited to get the chance to take part in these events as the Deputy Director of Maker Ed, and I want to take you on a journey through my experiences during this epic week! It […]
On Thursday, November 18, 2014, I attended the Congressional Maker Caucus event on “Creating a Diverse & Inclusive Maker Movement,” which examined the role of women and underrepresented minorities in making and discussed how to broaden participation and diversify the makeup of makers. The Congressional Maker Caucus is a bi-partisan group of members of Congress, […]
On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014, several members of the Maker Ed team were in Washington D.C. to attend the first-ever White House Maker Faire. In this post, each shares his/her own account of and reflections from the day: Lisa Regalla, Interim Executive Director The most powerful thing about the White House Maker Faire to me was the […]
PRESS RELEASE Maker Ed Launches Campaign To Create and Expand Nationwide Network of Youth-Oriented Makerspaces Partners with Autodesk, Cognizant, FIRST, Intel, Maker Media, and US2020 to Support Access to Nearby Makerspaces for Every Child in America Oakland, CA, June 18, 2014: Announced at this week’s White House Maker Faire, the Maker Education Initiative (Maker Ed) launches […]