Education

Hands-on and project-based learning is making waves in the traditional education system for students and educators alike. Consider yourself a lifelong learner? Explore below for new ideas and information to discover!

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: 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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Make:cast – The Multiple Choice Future

Make:cast – The Multiple Choice Future

Our current framework for multiple-choice standardized testing is about 20 years old, dating back to legislation signed by President Bush called No Child Left Behind. The name has changed but testing still rules, although it has been disrupted by COVID-19. In this conversation with educators, Pam Moran and Ira Socol, co-authors with Timeless Learning with Chad Ratliff, we discuss how our education system responded to COVID-19 and how students have responded by turning off their cameras. Can we imagine a future where instead of multiple choice tests, schools offer students multiple and different ways to learn?

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Great Maker Classes For January: Robotics, Paper Airplanes, and Engineering

Great Maker Classes For January: Robotics, Paper Airplanes, and Engineering

Start your new year off right with some fantastic classes! Maker Campus brings you education from makers like yourself. Go check it out and keep checking as we’re adding classes and instructors all the time. For January, we have a few great choices that are sure to springboard you through the winter in the best […]

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How The Heck Do E ink Displays Work? Let Collin Explain

How The Heck Do E ink Displays Work? Let Collin Explain

E ink displays have been getting more and more readily available. Now is a better time than ever to include one in your project. They come in lots of different sizes and even now have multi color options. Collin Cunningham, in the continuation of his “Collin’s Lab” educational series, tackles this display technology. He explains […]

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