Makerspaces

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Dorothy Jones-Davis Moves to KID Museum

Dorothy Jones-Davis has been Executive Director of Nation of Makers for six years. She recently announced that she is leaving to join the KID Museum in Bethesda Maryland as Chief Impact Officer. In this episode, we talk about how Nation of Makers got started, some of its accomplishments and where it might go. I also […]

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Makerspaces in Libraries in The Netherlands

Makerspaces in Libraries in The Netherlands

The first ten years of this century Dutch public libraries moved their focus from collections to connections. Building makerspaces within libraries has been a central part of this change.

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Maryland Makerspace Initiative Program On Its Way to Governer’s Desk

Maryland Makerspace Initiative Program On Its Way to Governer’s Desk

Maryland’s Senate Bill 453, titled “Economic Development – Maryland Makerspace Initiative Program”, is officially on its way to the Governor’s desk to be signed after passing both chambers of Maryland’s General Assembly. This is the first state legislation within the US that has invested in a public network of workshops for the people. Here is […]

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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome: Making Competence,  Making Confidence

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome: Making Competence, Making Confidence

Not feeling like a legitimate maker? The sinking sensation is more common than you may think. Here’s how beat imposter syndrome when it strikes.

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Maker (Educator) Spotlight: Emily Burk

Maker (Educator) Spotlight: Emily Burk

Emily Burk brings “big learning” to life for students and colleagues in the high school makerspace she helped found in Anna, TX.

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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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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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