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 >
It’s the eve of a new school year, and as I put the finishing touches on plans for our new maker class and interview grad students about their interest in joining the Michigan Makers team, I’m thinking a lot about … Read more >
As we head into the second week of August, the new school year slowly creeps up on me, full of makery goodness.
First, I’m teaching a new course, SI 636: Makerspaces, Maker Culture, and Maker Tools [editor’s note: SI = … Read more >
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Thanks to funding from the U-M Third Century Initiative and the UMSI Founders Fund, Michigan Makers is hosting two free Making Maker… Read more >
The kids in our elementary after-school makerspace have a huge affinity for physical making. Give them the choice between having a glider competition in the hallway or a screen-based creation activity and they’ll pick the glider 9 times out of … Read more >
This week, we continue our special week in which we take turns sharing our definition of a makerspace.
I spend much of my time during the academic year in Michigan Makers, after-school mobile makerspace projects in local K-12 schools. I … Read more >