Learning in the Making is a video series where we invite guest hosts of color on as equal and valued partners and collaborators, so that they can tell their stories and showcase the amazing things they are making and doing! In addition to learning with our guests through video project guides, we also interview our […]
Practicing positive affirmations is a way for us to heal our math anxiety in order to build our math confidence and resilience! Find an affirmation that speaks to you (or write your own!) Keep it somewhere you see regularly. Say the affirmation to yourself and repeat it often, especially when you notice a negative thought start to appear. It might seem difficult at first, but over time, you can build a positive math identity and you will be able to see yourself as a thinker and doer of math!
Our staff member Linda recently reminded us that “almost a year ago we did an intergenerational MEM around food and memories and never posted about it because life got so chaotic Do we still have photos? Is it too late to write about it?” Well, Linda, it’s never too late to celebrate joy and a […]
This article is part of a series of interviews with our partner organizations in the Making Spaces program. Read more Hub Highlights here. Meet Explora Explora Science Center & Children’s Museum of Albuquerque is an innovative experiential learning center located in the heart of Old Town Albuquerque featuring over 250 interactive exhibits and activities in […]
Education is a political space, and it is dangerous to think of education as neutral. The transition into 2021 did not cure a global pandemic, deep racial injustice in America, unprecedented unemployment, and a political landscape that allowed for a violent insurgency against democracy in the name of white supremacy. As calls for unity and […]
What do Elmo, Baby Yoda, and Kermit the Frog all have in common? They are all puppets! Puppets are moveable models controlled by a person using strings, wires, hands, or even technology. Puppets can be modeled after people, animals, or creatures that are make believe. Puppets are a widespread form of theater and storytelling with […]
This article is part of a series of interviews with our partner organizations in the Making Spaces program. Read more Hub Highlights here. Meet Agency by Design Oakland Agency by Design Oakland grew out of Project Zero’s Agency by Design research project, based at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The original project, which lasted from […]
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, but we’re brining POSITIVE VIBES into 2021 and trying to start the year off strong. 💪 Here’s a few fun *FREE* downloads that double as […]
Maker Ed chats with Jake Montano: a lover, fighter, spirited learner, and guest host on Learning in the Making: Puppets!
We are very excited to announce Maker Ed’s 5th cohort of Making Spaces Hubs! These 5 hubs—including 3 community makerspaces, a museum, and a university—are joining this 30-month professional learning and capacity-building program designed to develop local leadership around maker-centered learning and build a foundation to embed change in three core areas (pedagogy, community, and […]