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 […]
What is math anxiety?
Math anxiety is realized when engaging with math causes a mental shut down. It can show up as panic, stress, anger, the inability to talk about math from a fear of being wrong, negative associations, or a brain freeze, among others. Learn more from our resident Math Champion, Dora!
We are writing with broken hearts after eight individuals, six of whom were Asian women, were slain after another devastating event of white supremacy and white male rage in Atlanta […]
Happy New Year! Remember last year how we made a bunch of plans and 2020 was like “I do not care about one plan you have!”? Yeah, well, us too, […]
Lee, V.R., Lewis, W., Searle, K.A.,Recker, M., Hansen, J., & Phillips, A.L. (2017, June). Supporting Interactive Youth Maker Programs in Public and School Libraries: Design Hypotheses and First Implementations. In […]
Peppler, K., Halverson, E., & Kafai, Y. B. (2016). Makeology: Makers as Learners (Volume 2). New York, NY: Routledge. Book available for purchase. Introduction from book Makeology introduces the emerging landscape of […]
Indiana University’s Creativity Labs and Maker Ed (2018). Open Portfolio Project. Available at makered.org/opp Summary The Open Portfolio Project (OPP) aims to develop a common framework for documenting, sharing, and […]
MIT Playful Journey Lab and Maker Ed (2019). Beyond Rubrics: Moving towards embedded assessment in maker education. Available at https://makered.org/beyondrubrics/ Summary: While there are many benefits of making and makerspaces, […]
Santo, R., Ahn, J. and Sarmiento, J. (2019). Reclaiming Digital Futures: Lessons to Help Youth Thrive Through Informal Learning with Technology. University of California-Irvine, Irvine, CA. Available at https://digitallearningpractices.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Reclaming_Digitial_Futures_Lessons_to_Help_Youth_Thrive_Through_Informal_Learning_with_Technology.pdf Overview […]
Spotlight on Maker Education. (2017). Education Week. Available at https://www.edweek.org/ew/marketplace/products/spotlight-on-maker-education.html Summary The Spotlight on Maker Education article is a collection of Education Week articles packaged together, with an editor’s note: As the […]