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Maker Education in Colorado

The Maker Movement has been making its way into schools throughout the country, and also here in Colorado. Schools are incorporating into classes and lessons maker activities which allow students to solve problems engaging their knowledge of math, science, and sometimes art to their academic requirements. Newsweek even went so far as to say: “Ten more »

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Colorado MakerSpaces!

There are makerspaces popping up all over Colorado! There is bound to be one close to you, or it is coming soon! Check it out: Loveland: Loveland CreatorSpace Boulder: Solid State Depot Denver: The Concotory, The MakerLab, The Denver HackerSpace Fort Collins: Fort Collins Creator Hub Broomfield: The Gizmo Dojo Longmont: Tinkermill Parker: SouthEast Denver more »

Colorado Maker Hub News

A Look Ahead for COMakerHub in 2015

With only 2 and a half months left of 2014 all of us at Colorado Maker Hub would like to say thank you to everyone participated in playing and creating at our events and making 2014 fantastic. We are looking forward to 2015 and want to share all the cool things we have in the more »

The Colorado Education Initiative is Bringing You the Maker Movie!

“Make” Education Relevant and Inspiring Film Screening and Interactive Reception Join The Colorado Education Initiative, in partnership with the NoCo Mini‐Maker Faire and the City of Loveland, for an engaging evening as we explore the intersection of the Maker Movement and next generation learning. The event will begin with a complementary reception for ticketed guests, followed by a screening of more »

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Make at your Local Colorado Library

  In Colorado today new MakerSpaces are popping up everywhere, and they all seem to take on a new and different shape than the spaces before them. One hot bed for MakerSpace growth is in our libraries. Now that people can find information online, the library’s role has started to evolve. No longer are Librarians more »

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The Maker Movement Meets Big Business

Can indie-minded tinkerers get comfortable in the corporate world? By Reena Jana http://designmind.frogdesign.com/ By Reena Jana Above, scenes from Genspace, a community biology lab in Brooklyn, NY: TED Fellow Oliver Medvedik, co-founder of Genspace; Medvedik and Genspace President and co-founder Ellen Jorgensen; experiments. On a recent rainy morning I walked through the front door of a former more »

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How the Maker Movement Is Moving into Classrooms

The Maker movement is a unique combination of artistry, circuitry, and old-fashioned craftsmanship. Certainly, learning by doing or “making” has been happening since our ancestors refined the wheel. Don’t treat making as a sidebar to an already overtaxed curriculum. As you investigate the principles behind teaching STEAM via making, you’ll see sound research from many more »

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Maker Camp 2014: Worldwide And In Your Neighborhood

Maker Camp 2014: Worldwide And In Your Neighborhood By Dale Dougherty Posted July 7th, 2014 11:30 am For the third straight year, Google and Make have come together to put on Maker Camp, a free, online summer camp for teens on Google+. Building on 2 million past participants, Maker Camp 2014 officially kicks off today at 11 a.m. PDT more »