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The Pride of Building A Webcam From Scratch

The Pride of Building A Webcam From Scratch

“IT WORKS!!!”  Everyone in the lab immediately turned towards the source of the outcry.  What we saw was a big smile and a look of victory. While students from other classes, who happened to be in the same lab space, seemed confused as to what could possibly be that exciting in a class lab, the […]

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Teachers Can Fund Classroom Makerspaces with DonorsChoose

Teachers Can Fund Classroom Makerspaces with DonorsChoose

DonorsChoose is a great option for funding a makerspace in your classroom.

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No Makerspace No Problem: Maker Cart Takes Workshop Education to Go

No Makerspace No Problem: Maker Cart Takes Workshop Education to Go

The ED Cart will be a great way to reach students without the cost of a full Makerspace and can seed the way for Maker learning for all.

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Facilitating Gender Parity: One Engineering School’s Journey

Facilitating Gender Parity: One Engineering School’s Journey

Joseph Helble, dean of the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College, talks diversity in engineering classes, and how to achieve it.

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9th-Grade Maker Arrested Because His Clock Project Looked Like a Fake Bomb

Ahmed Mohamed, a 9th grader in Irving, Texas, was led from his school in handcuffs earlier this week. His crime? Bringing his DIY clock circuit to school. The first report on this incident was filed in the Dallas Morning News. Perhaps you’re thinking, hey, maybe it had exposed wires and a display, maybe it could kind of […]

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