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February 2019
$100

WICO Workshop: Coding with Chibitronics

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Maker Ed’s Community Studio,
1808 5th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710 United States
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Are you interested in getting started with physical programming, creative coding and tinkering with art science and technology? Join Wonderful Idea Co for a introduction to paper circuits, block-based programming and basic electronics. We’ll use the Chibitronics Chibi Chip as a micro-controller and Microsoft MakeCode web-based coding format to create personally meaningful projects. The workshop leaders will begin with by sharing a basic introduction to the techniques of making and programming and the day-long program will evolve into an open-ended…

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$400

Designing Learning Progressions Workshop

February 28 @ 9:00 am - March 1 @ 5:00 pm
Maker Ed’s Community Studio,
1808 5th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710 United States
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How can one maker-centered activity build onto another to support a progressive unit or arc of learning over time? In this two-day workshop, we will wield the needle and thread necessary to weave maker-centered learning into a unit.
 
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March 2019
$20

WICO Workshop: Pi Day Photograms

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Maker Ed’s Community Studio,
1808 5th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710 United States
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Celebrate Pi Day with the Wonderful Idea Co. team with special guest facilitator Modesto Tamez. In this fun hands-on workshop you will create photograms or images created without a camera by placing objects on photographic paper, exposing it to light and then developing the print.   We’ll provide a wide variety of pi-day themed materials as well as other unusual electronic and natural objects for participants to use to create one-of-a-kind prints. There will be the opportunity to learn about…

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$65

WICO Workshop: Pinholes & Photography

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Maker Ed’s Community Studio,
1808 5th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710 United States
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Join Wonderful Idea Co educators and special guest facilitator Modesto Tamez for a introduction to the physical properties of light, building pinhole cameras out of everyday materials and developing the photographic prints. This family-friendly workshop will give learners the chance to learn, make and tinker together. The price of admission includes one adult and one child registration and you will be able to take home your pinhole camera to continue the explorations.

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$5 - $100

Community Studio Launch Party!

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maker Ed’s Community Studio,
1808 5th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710 United States
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Join Maker Ed for pancakes with local chefs, a signature cocktail from Bar Agricole, hands-on making activities, a silent auction, and more!

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April 2019
$300

US Fab Lab Annual Symposium

April 10 - April 12
NCC Fowler Family Southside Center,
Bethlehem, PA United States

From the event organizer: "Join us for our annual Symposium! Hands-on workshops will be the main emphasis for this event as we have a chance to leverage the wonderful facility available in the Fab Lab at Northampton Community College. Many equipment vendors will also be displaying a variety of Fab Lab/Makerspace gear and providing training sessions. Learn and share material manufacturing skills Immerse yourself in the Fab Lab/Makerspace mission Inspire the art, skill, satisfaction, and educational benefits of Making and…

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May 2019
$800

Creative Coding Professional Development: Crafting Computational Identities

May 2 @ 9:00 am - May 4 @ 3:00 pm
Maker Ed’s Community Studio,
1808 5th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710 United States
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Join special guest Leah Beuchley for a workshop that will introduce different ways that youth can integrate computation with craft, art, and design. These practices support personal expression and explorations of identity and culture through computing. We will examine research on the connections between art, culture, and engagement in education. We will play with programming, fabricating, and making in different media, including clay, paper, and textiles. And, we will discuss connections between culture, technology, and class--looking for new beautiful and…

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June 2019
$1500

Maker Ed Summer Institute

June 24 @ 3:00 pm - June 28 @ 3:00 pm
Maker Ed’s Community Studio,
1808 5th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710 United States
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The Maker Ed Summer Institute will bring together maker educators and advocates to build a community of practice in support of powerful maker education programs. Through a combination of workshops, discussions, skill sharing, break-outs, reflection and collaborative work time, we will deepen our practice, learn from each other, and design together for equity in our respective programs and across the movement. During the Institute, we will examine maker education through the critical lenses of Maker Ed’s values: equity, agency, community,…

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