Education

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

Make:cast #16 – Build It and See What Happens

Make:cast #16 – Build It and See What Happens

As part of a $50 million grant to the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in 2017, the Maker Library & Innovative Learning Complex of the Future is under construction on campus. The new $17.5 million building will house a makerspace open to all students. Austin McChord is the RIT donor and I talk to him in this episode of Make:cast.

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Project Update from Make: Learning Labs

Project Update from Make: Learning Labs

“Innovation is not only about finding a way to use pre-existing theory or solutions into a new problem, it’s also multidisciplinary, has to be practical and it’s not something that people just do on their own” Brian, US  “Before, I thought projects are just for school or work. Now I have a list of projects […]

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Upcoming Classes: Learning Fusion 360, Origami Circuits, and Architecture For Kids

Upcoming Classes: Learning Fusion 360, Origami Circuits, and Architecture For Kids

The classes you can find on MakerCampus.com just keep getting better and better! Right now you’ve got a chance to get your feet wet in CAD design with Billie Ruben, in her class where you learn how to design a chess set. You could upgrade your creative skills by learning how to do folding origami […]

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Supporting Maker Education through the Infy Maker Awards

Supporting Maker Education through the Infy Maker Awards

As a result of COVID19, this past year has presented a magnitude of challenges to learning and education that has not been seen before. The sudden flip to a remote or hybrid model has made learning more difficult for some and nearly impossible for others, particularly those in low-income communities and communities of color. I’ve […]

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This Week In Maker Classes: Origami Circuits, Python, Puppets, And Simple Machines

This Week In Maker Classes: Origami Circuits, Python, Puppets, And Simple Machines

This week is absolutely stuffed with great classes you can take, and learn some new skills. From creating puppets from scratch to coding fascinating graphics in python, there’s got to be something that tickle your fancy! Graphics Using Python Software Learn to use Python software to make simple graphics! Python is a programming language that […]

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This Week In Maker Classes: Engineering Basics For Spanish Speakers and Valentine’s Infinity Mirrors

This Week In Maker Classes: Engineering Basics For Spanish Speakers and Valentine’s Infinity Mirrors

We have so many exciting opportunities to learn coming up on MakerCampus! I just keep getting surprised by the cool stuff available. This week, being the lead up to Valentine’s Day, has an especially interesting class that is sure to bring a smile to someone’s valentine. Introducción al diseño de prototipos de ingeniería y programación […]

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This Week In Maker Classes: Engineering With Paper, and Software Defined Radio

This Week In Maker Classes: Engineering With Paper, and Software Defined Radio

MakerCampus is growing quickly and the classes we are lining up are very exciting. We’ve got something for everyone! This week you can learn the principles of engineering by constructing fantastic paper structures. You could also learn about software defined radio in a class that is quickly becoming one of our most popular! Engineering With […]

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