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Make:cast – Mister Rogers, a Maker and More

Make:cast – Mister Rogers, a Maker and More

A new book out April 20 looks at the learning science that Fred Rogers used to develop an understanding of the “inner needs of children” and then construct Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood to reflect those needs. The book is called “When You Wonder, You’re Learning” and its authors, Gregg Behr and Ryan Rydzewski who are with […]

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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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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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Introducing the Make: Learning Labs Initiative

Introducing the Make: Learning Labs Initiative

This summer, we welcomed Nancy Otero as Director of Learning at Make: Community. Her charter is to develop a model learning program especially for small groups of young people 16 and older who can benefit from acquiring the skills and mindset of makers. Soon, we will begin doing a pilot project and look forward to […]

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Learn Essential Maker Skills with Our New Interactive Workshops

Learn Essential Maker Skills with Our New Interactive Workshops

Our new workshops on Maker Share will help creators get the maker skills they need to start building the stuff they want.

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Don’t Dismiss Tips or Techniques Because They’re Old Hat … to You

Don’t Dismiss Tips or Techniques Because They’re Old Hat … to You

Something that’s new to someone may be old hat to you, but why tarnish that moment of discovery for someone else with a dismissive comment.

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