Makerspaces

  • EngineerGirls Reps Tackle Projects for Recruiting Younger Students to the Field

    A group of high schoolers has been named as "EngineerGirl Ambassadors," all intending to implement projects this school year to woo younger students to engineering. The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) named 16 girls to the year-long EngineerGirl program, which is designed to help them develop their leadership skills and promote engineering to other students.

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    Building Career Skills in the Campus Makerspace

    California's community colleges are piloting a new approach to student internships that marries team-based projects with hands-on work in makerspaces.

  • Redesigned Framework Helps Construct Maker Learning Programs

    Redesigned Framework Helps Construct Maker Learning Programs

    Education technology nonprofit Digital Promise has updated its guidance to help school leaders set up maker programs that are sustainable and serve all learners.

  • 3D printing tips for schools

    Tips for 3D Printing in Schools

    3D printing is a technology that can be as complex or as simple as you make it. These ins and outs can help you simplify how 3D printing works in the classroom.

  • 9 Things to Know about 3D Printing in K-12

    9 Things to Know about 3D Printing in K-12

    3D printing is a technology that can be as complex or as simple as you make it. These ins and outs can help you simplify how 3D printing works in the classroom.

  • Florida School Houses STEAM Labs in Shipping Containers

    Florida School Houses STEAM Labs in Shipping Containers

    A college preparatory school in Florida has opened a new STEAM center on its campus using refurbished shipping containers. Maclay School in Tallahassee introduced three student lab centers, each with a different focus.

  • Building a Community of Makers

    Building a Community of Makers

    This Houston fab lab is taking lessons from the impact of Hurricane Harvey to students, helping them learn how their STEM work can be a force for good in the community.

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    Olin College Awards Grants for 'Bold' Ideas in Remaking Ed

    Olin College of Engineering in Massachusetts has awarded grants to several external projects working to re-envision education. The grant program was introduced during "Remaking Education," an event convened by Olin and Emerson College last November.

  • LEGO Launches Customized Bricks to Help Students Learn Braille

    Custom LEGO Bricks Help Students Learn Braille

    The LEGO Foundation and LEGO Group are collaborating with blind associations from around the world to launch LEGO Braille Bricks.

  • LEGO Launches Customized Bricks to Help Students Learn Braille

    LEGO Launches Customized Bricks to Help Students Learn Braille

    The LEGO Foundation and LEGO Group are collaborating with blind associations from around the world to launch LEGO Braille Bricks.