Category Archive: Makerspace

Formlabs Prize Unboxing & Maker Education Contests

3 MakerEd focused & a bonus 3D printer contest

Dremel LC40 Laser Cutter – MFNY17

Dremel has announced the launch of the Dremel LC40 Laser Cutter at Maker Faire New York 2017. The LC40 is expected to launch in the Summer of 2018 with price TBD. John Kavanah… Continue reading

Make: Education Forum 2017

Live blogging from the Make: Education Forum at the NY Hall of Science, Friday, September 22, 2017. Dale Dougherty Quiet moment of preparation before the @make Education Forum begins @dalepd #MEF17 pic.twitter.com/HNIJLGBBKz —… Continue reading

#MakersOfColor – Diversity in Maker Education

Makers of Color sharing their stories about the importance of diversity in making and maker education. #MakersOfColor A curated Makers Of Color playlist is available at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLNzMzi6xJyxQRIzZIDhWaDonb4Hh2ni6U Suggestions for videos to add to… Continue reading

FabLearn: Entrepreneurship & Sustainable Makerspaces

Reflection on creating a sustainable makerspace through entrepreneurship.

ISTE17 – Live Blog

Howdy! I’m at ISTE in San Antonio, Texas. I’ll be collecting together my posts/videos/tweets about the conference in this post. I’ll also be directing new friends here. If you see me, be sure… Continue reading

Always Be Hustling – FormLabs Edition

Anyone that follows me on social media is probably well aware that my Hidden Figures – Friendship 7 model is up for Top Educational Model in FormLabs 3D Design Awards powered by Pinshape. (Vote… Continue reading

Making the Buttons

One of the surprise hits of our makerspace this year has been the humble button maker. Students made over 750 buttons the first month.

Behind the Scenes: NoVa Maker Educator Meetup

I’m very excited to announce the NoVa Maker Educator Meetup at Maker Faire NoVa on March 19, 2017.

3/19 NoVa Maker Educator Meetup

Are you a Maker Educator, new or experienced? Are you interested in including making into your classroom? Do you want to network with fellow Maker Educators? Maker Faire NoVa is excited to present its first NoVa Maker Educator Meetup at their Faire on March 19, 2017.

How Do We Scale Up MakerEd?

The essential question that drives my work as a FabLearn Fellow.
How do we scale up Maker Education to reach all students?

Mystery Artifact: Getting Started and Rubric

I’m working with Super Star Social Science educator Andrea Relator, @AndreaRelator, on a Mystery Artifact project. Over the last 2 days, we kicked off the project with 4 of her classes, taking approximately 45… Continue reading