Maker Ed chats with Bri James, Maker Ed’s Content and Communications Strategist and guest host on Learning in the Making: Stamps and Patterns.
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.
One Christmas, I received the gift of my (then) dreams: a see-through alarm clock! I was always curious about what made things work and how they were assembled — and this clock was a perfect work of art! With its different colored gears and hard exterior just begging to be cracked open, it was a […]
I can’t tell you how many times my roommate of 5 years now has said to me, “You have too much time on your hands”. This is her default response whenever she’s found me taking apart a computer monitor, frankenstiening whatever ingredients I could find in our kitchen into some kind of dessert, creating […]
My first foray into making was in 3rd grade. As I was walking to school one morning, I noticed a spider jump out from a funnel-shaped web with a trap door to grab a beetle. I was intrigued that something as simple as a spider could make something as complex as a trap door. I […]
Greetings Maker Ed Community and Visitors- It is a pleasure to introduce myself by letter and make your acquaintance. My gathered thoughts are snippets I send to you––a nod to the passing art of letter writing––for the personal note of which I strive in community. Consider this a personal invite to my mind of […]
Hello everyone! My name is Briana Flin, and I’m Maker Ed’s office assistant and the newest member of the team. I’ve been here now for nearly two months, so I need to apologize for the lateness of this introduction. But I have a good excuse, I promise! Within just a few weeks of my time […]
Hello Maker World, I’m Jeremy, the “middle child” of the three new staff members of the Maker Ed Family. I am truly happy to be joining Maker Ed as the first VISTA Leader. You may be thinking, what’s a VISTA? Good question! AmeriCorps VISTAs are individuals dedicated to eliminating poverty within the United States. We […]
Hi Everyone! I’m Nancy, the newest new member of the Maker Ed team. I’m so happy to be the Program Coordinator here – because it means I get to do a little of everything and interact with everyone. I love making because I think creative literacy is just as important as fundamental reading and science […]
Hi everyone! I’m Stephanie Chang, and I have the honor of being Maker Ed’s Director of Youth Engagement. I also have a confession to make: I am 4-5 months late writing this introduction because I got caught up in everything wonderful happening at Maker Ed, and like any project – whether a wooden desk, a […]