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November 2018
$500

Designing Making Experiences – Winter 2018

November 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am - November 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Lighthouse Creativity Lab,
444 Hegenberger Road
Oakland, CA 94621 United States
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Maker Ed is offering a two-day intensive workshop for educators eager to integrate maker-centered learning into their own practice. Spend two days learning by doing and creating a maker-centered learning project to use in your own class, library, or workshop. Our coaching team will support you as you learn to integrate new tools into your curriculum in order to deepen student learning. In addition to your project plan, you will create a prototype of your project.

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January 2019
Free

Bootcamp: Digital Portfolios with Maker Ed & KQED Teach

January 2 - January 13

In this free, online, twelve-day bootcamp, participants will take the KQED Teach course “Digital Portfolios with Maker Ed” along with a supportive community of fellow educators, and participate in additional activities not available in the self-paced version of the course.

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Free

Maker Educator Meetup: Eat, Drink, and Prototype

January 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Maker Ed’s Community Studio,
1808 5th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710 United States
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Join us for an opportunity to learn together, get a sneak peak of our new home in Berkeley before the official opening of the Maker Ed Community Studio, and participate in the design of one of our upcoming workshops!

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Free

Maker Educator Meetup: Eat, Drink, and Prototype

January 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Maker Ed’s Community Studio,
1808 5th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710 United States
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Join us for an opportunity to learn together, get a sneak peak of our new home in Berkeley before the official opening of the Maker Ed Community Studio, and participate in the design of one of our upcoming workshops!

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$600

Making to Learn Workshop

January 24 @ 9:00 am - January 26 @ 5:00 pm
Maker Ed’s Community Studio,
1808 5th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710 United States
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Join us for three days of intensive, hands-on, minds-on learning that culminates in the creation of your own maker-centered activity or lesson tailored to your learning environment. During this time, we will progressively deepen our understanding of key foundations of maker-centered learning by stepping into our learners’ shoes and experiencing activities from their perspective.
 
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February 2019
$400

Documenting for Assessment in Maker Education Workshop

February 11 @ 9:00 am - February 12 @ 5:00 pm
Maker Ed’s Community Studio,
1808 5th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710 United States
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How can documentation support assessment? In the first part of this two-day workshop, we will explore different ways to make learning visible. Using this experience, we will design an assessment or strategy tailored to your environment.
 
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$15

WICO Workshop: My Electric Valentine

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Maker Ed’s Community Studio,
1808 5th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710 United States
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Celebrate Valentine's Day at this evening of tinkering with art, science and technology at the Maker Ed Community Studio as we explore LEDs, copper tape, soldering irons and a wide variety of craft materials. You'll get an introduction to the basics of creating a light-up card that expresses your most (or least) romantic feelings thorugh drawings, messages and blinking LEDs. This is a perfect workshop for artists that want to incorporate technology into their work, engineers who want to exercise…

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$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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