Category: Maker Corps
Maker Corps Ending After Five Inspiring Years
Over the past five years, our Maker Corps program has been a source of inspiration, community, and learning for us at Maker Ed. We have learned so much from our community parters, and after five wonderful years have made the difficult decision to close out the program. Read more…
2017 Highlights: Maker Corps Members Bring New Energy to Mayborn Museum’s Design Den
Our work wouldn’t be possible without the dedication, passion, and inspiration that our partners bring to their schools and organizations each day, and we’re grateful to know and support each and every one of them. Let’s visit Waco, Texas where the Design Den at Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum was abuzz all summer with maker programming for local youth. Read more…
Spotlight on Electronic Textiles
“Spotlight on…” is a blog series by Maker Corps. This edition features advice on using electronic textiles in makerspaces!
Spotlight on Creative Reuse
“Spotlight on…” is a blog series by Maker Corps. This edition is a Spotlight on Creative Reuse.
Building Meaningful Connections Between Making and Culture: An Interview with Former Maker Corps Member Julie Cardenas
Julie Cardenas is an early childhood educator and former Maker Corps Member. In this post, she speaks to Maker Ed program coordinator Justin about traditional ways of making, cardboard, tape, […]
Growing From Maker Corps Member to Maker Program Director: Nora Peters’ Educator Story
The Millvale Community Library (MCL), for those of you who don’t know, is an amazing little library in a borough of Pittsburgh, called Millvale. The mission of the MCL—More than a library, an agent of positive change—is clear as soon as you walk through the front doors. It’s really an amazing place to live, work, learn, and make.
Maker Corps 2017 is here!
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 […]
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 […]
Maker Corps 2016: A Snapshot of Summer Making
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 […]
Introducing Katie Barthelow, our new Program Manager for Maker Corps!
Hi all! I’m Katie, and I hail from a small island (think 2,000 residents) off the coast of Washington state where I took a ferry to school, and everyone I knew was […]