This article is part of a series of interviews with our partner organizations in the Making Spaces program — in this edition, we hear from the Innovation Center at Folsom Lake College. Read more Hub Highlights here. Tell us a little bit about your organization and the learners that you serve! The Innovation Center is […]
Hats, tiaras, and crowns, oh my! One way people across cultures have displayed their love for themselves and their culture is headgear! From the Indigenous peoples of the Americas to the ancient pharaohs of Egypt to the royals in England to football teams with their helmets, people have designed special pieces to be worn on their heads to communicate and celebrate who they are. What do you love about yourself? How can you share what you love about yourself with the world around you?
Maker Ed chats with Mario Martinez-Muñoz, guest host on Learning in the Making: Self-Love Headgear!
This article is part of a series of interviews with our partner organizations in the Making Spaces program. Read more Hub Highlights here. Tell us a little bit about your organization and the learners that you serve! Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is a customer-focused, accessible provider of innovative lifelong learning that builds a globally competitive […]
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 […]
Not only do lanterns look beautiful, they are often used to celebrate cultural traditions. If you live in the United States, you have probably made a jack-o-lantern for Halloween. In Hindu culture, a Kandeel lantern is used during Diwali, the Festival of Lights. In Chinese, Vietnamese, and Japanese cultures, lanterns are used in cultural celebrations such as the Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival. This festival is a celebration of the moon and the Autumn harvest. This year it is celebrated on October 1st, 2020! What other types of lanterns and cultural celebrations can you think of?
Aáron Heard joined the team at Maker Ed in September 2020 to support Learning in the Making: LIVE! as Host and organizer — we’re so excited to see what she creates! Learn more about her in her first blog post.
Learning in the Making: Live! invites 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! This is because youth of color deserve to see engineers, scientists, mathematicians, artists, creators, and makers of color! In this […]
This article is part of a series of interviews with our partner organizations in the Making Spaces program. Read more Hub Highlights here. Can you imagine very young children… Making and tinkering with a chicken coop on campus? Gardening on the Go? Taking part in a You “Grow” Girl program? Making cardboard arcade games? Hosting […]