Michelle "Binka" Hlubinka

Michelle "Binka" Hlubinka

Michelle, or Binka, makes . While at Maker Media, she oversaw publications, outreach, and programming for kids, families, and schools. Before joining Maker Media in 2007, she worked at the Exploratorium, in Mitchel Resnick’s Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab, and as a curriculum designer for various publishers and educational researchers. When she’s not supporting future makers, including her two young sons, Binka does some making of her own, most often as a visual artist.

Latest from Michelle "Binka" Hlubinka


If you didn't participate in our fall program for Maker Camp After School, don't worry! Here's a recap of the coolest stuff we made this season. Read more »


It's never been easier to jump into the world of computer science. This week is the perfect opportunity to learn programming for Hour of Code. Read more »


Hour of Code is a workshop-based learning experience meant to introduce kids to the joy of coding. Read more »


Guests of President Obama travel through time and space in the White House Astronomy Night tomorrow night, October 19. Read more »


Maker Camp is back with 10 more weeks of great making, exploring, sharing, and learning. Head over to makercamp.com to get started today! Read more »


Maywa Denki is a true delight: a unique group seemingly not of this world and who cannot be easily described. You can call them a “Nonsense Factory“—we have, and they do. If I were to conjure up an algorithm to approximate their well-played silliness, just roll together Devo, Talking Heads, OK Go, Blue Man Group, and throw... Read more »


The fantastic projects you made for Maker Camp’s Fantasy week were out-of-this-world! Now it’s time to blow the roof off the cabin. Let’s make some noise! Gotta move on through Funkytown, where we make our own unique instruments and then jam, bam, and slam our way to the Battle of... Read more »