From now until Earth Day (April 22), our partner Imagination Foundation is holding the 2016 Earth Day cardboad challenge, a contest for youth to use recyclables to address environmental challenges.
Posts Tagged: Make
Lighthouse Community Charter School in Oakland, CA uses maker-centered learning—with direction from Project Zero’s “Agency by Design” research initiative—to engage students in “looking closely, exploring complexity, and finding opportunity.” This post from Teaching Channel introduces us to “Agency by Design” and provides examples from the classroom.
The “Pop Up and Make” project in Greenville, North Carolina—supported by a 2014 LRNG Innovation Challenge grant—is supporting the creation of mobile spaces where students can play, tinker, make, and collaborate on a host of projects that speak to their interests in informal learning pathways.
The biggest party of the year is right around the corner! In 2014, Maker Party brought together almost 130,000 people who hosted more than 2,500 hands-on, community-run events across 86 countries. And they built some 44,000 projects — fun, funky, and useful apps, web pages, and games that made the Web a more exciting place. […]
Launched just last week in celebration of the White House’s Week of Making, CLMOOC is a collaborative, knowledge-building and sharing experience open to anyone interested in making, playing, and learning together about the educational framework known as Connected Learning. The first Make Cycle begins today but anyone is welcome to jump in at any time.
Learning scientists and educational philosophers have long understood that when we learn with the combination of our hands and our minds, we see the best results. In the realm of science, this process is called “inquiry”—it encourages curious learners and scientific researchers alike to interact with the natural world to better understand it. In the […]
Are you an experienced maker educator? Want to connect with other progressive colleagues committed to taking a collective step toward making change in education? Join Maker Ed for the first Maker Educator Convening on May 13, 2015.
A new research brief series from the Maker Education Initiative provides a rich, fascinating set of findings that ultimately re-emphasizes the importance of open maker portfolios and the wealth of future possibilities they hold.
The Maker Education Initiative invites you to apply to become a Maker Corps Member. Maker Corps Members are maker-in-residences at Host Sites that are an inclusive spectrum of youth-serving organizations and programs.
Teach The Web Talks are webinars that are broadcast monthly by our partner, Mozilla Webmaker. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join in on the discussion, ask questions or advice, and come together to learn and share ideas about education and the web.