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Look for KiX at the 2013 World Maker Faire New York on Sept. 21-22 at the New York Hall of Science. They'll be sponsoring the creativity-filled Nerdy Derby, a lighthearted mini-car building and racing competition where makers, young and old, can create their own cars out of any interesting and... Read more »


Maker Camp finished off its summer session a few weeks ago, and we're still glowing with energy from the incredible community of campers and makers. As with any summer camp (virtual or otherwise), it's really the people who make it what it is -- so we decided to connect with... Read more »

Arduino in math

Precalculus is a class that has many opportunities for creative teaching. Since we are a smaller school, there isn't enough interest in computer science to justify a full class so I try to embed some of these skills into my math classes to help students become ready for the computer... Read more »

What's better than kids making? Kids AND teachers making! In late July and early August, three teachers at Maria Carillo High School in Santa Rosa, Calif. held a three-week Maker Camp for a small group of its high-schoolers on campus. Margie Bradylong, Maggie Swarner, and Catherine Borchert (math, science, and... Read more »


For three weeks in June and early July, Comstock Maker Camp was offered to approximately 80 middle-school students in Santa Rosa, Calif. Funded and supported by the Nancy C. and Dale Dougherty Foundation and the Boys & Girls Club of Central Sonoma County, the camp also partnered directly with Santa... Read more »

Intricate laser-cut items from Analy

Casey Shea, who in April wrote about transforming the old Tech Lab at Analy High School in Sebastopol, Calif. into a modern, usable, and attractive new shop space for his Project Make classes, as well as the greater community, follows up with his No. 2 and No. 1 favorite tools... Read more »