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The latest in educational news and research about project-based learning and how to make more makers.

Maker Campus This Fall: Animatronic Assistants, Working with EVA Foam, and Laser Cutting

Maker Campus This Fall: Animatronic Assistants, Working with EVA Foam, and Laser Cutting

so many awesome classes. Get your spots reserved now!

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What Drives Makerspaces On Campus

What Drives Makerspaces On Campus

Makerspaces are becoming a valuable feature of university and college campuses, providing students access to tools, expertise, and space for projects. Join us on Wednesday, September 22nd @ 4pm PDT / 7pm EDT as we talk to people who are working in these campus makerspaces and learn about how they are used and viewed by students, faculty, administration, and alumni.

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Maker Educators – Learn from the Best

Maker Educators – Learn from the Best

We invite you to join other maker educators for the Make: Education Forum, to be held online Friday and Saturday, September 24th and 25th. It’s a program for educators by maker educators. No celebrities, no product pitches, no astronauts, no politicians. Just practitioners sharing what they have learned in creating maker spaces and maker programs in schools and how making provides hands-on experiential learning for students.

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Steve M. Potter

The Making of a Scientist/Maker/Teacher

I first met Dr. Steve M. Potter at Maker Faire Atlanta, which was then hosted by Georgia Tech, where he was a professor of neuroengineering. He describes this field as the intersection of brain science and technology. His life experience combines the curiosity that led him to study how learning happens in the brain, the […]

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University Makerspaces 3: Collaborating with Faculty

University Makerspaces 3: Collaborating with Faculty

Collaboration is key, especially when it comes to faculty

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University Makerspaces 2: Support from Staff

University Makerspaces 2: Support from Staff

Expand your Audience Reach: Support from University Staff University staff members are vast and wide in their exposure to the student population. They are responsible for aiding students in their on-campus experience outside of the academic setting. Staff members may serve the students as club leaders, mentors, and advisors in addition to their day-to-day role. […]

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University Makerspaces 1: Generating Student Buy-in

University Makerspaces 1: Generating Student Buy-in

Part 1 of a series on growing and running university based makerspaces

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