I’m going to be honest: after Election Day, I was pretty convinced that there would be little interest in the maker movement from the incoming Executive Branch. So I was surprised to see that the conservative Brookings Institution has just … Read more >
This week’s From the Archives post is a good example of a project the Silhouette Cameo (or other cutting machines) works well for. I recently had some students ask me about creating a custom hoodie for a friend, and we are … Read more >
Over the past few months, we’ve been piloting Toy Takeapart at our statewide MakerFest events and Michigan Makers after-school program. It’s pretty close to a sure-fire hit.
We visit our favorite end-of-the-line thrift store outlet, where we can buy electronic … Read more >
It’s the time of the year where everyone seems to be putting together lists. As a librarian, my very favorite kind of list is a list of recommended books. This, my friends, is how we discover what to read next! … Read more >
Remember this clip from the White House Science Faire of President Obama helping 8th grader Joey Hudy shoot off a marshmallow cannon he made with the help of the folks at Home Depot? So did reporter and author Rebecca Onion, … Read more >
As part of our MakerBridge Follower Survey (which you can still take if you’d like to let us know what you’re interested in seeing on the blog), we learned that case studies and project ideas would be welcome … Read more >