Pittsburgh’s Makers Go to Washington
A slew of the Pittsburgh's leading organizations traveled to D.C. for the National Maker Faire, which kicked off the National Week of Making. Among them were representatives from The Sprout Fund, The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, district school superintendents, and folks from local community arts organizations like BOOM Concepts, which made mini-murals to display in the Washington Garfield neighborhood.
The Common Core Meets the Maker Movement
How do maker projects jibe with the requirements of the new Common Core?
President Obama Hosts the First-Ever White House Maker Faire
President Obama proclaims June 18 a National Day of Making and turns to Pittsburgh for inspiration.
The Maker Movement Finds its Way into Pittsburgh Classrooms
As kids head back school this fall, educators and researchers are teaming up to figure out what kids learn from tinkering, and how it may help prepare them for the future.
21st Century Shop Class
A partnership funded by the federal government hopes to create a thousand makerspaces in public high schools by 2016.
Pittsburgh Innovators Connect Nationally with Maker Corps
Making is more than a hobby. The DIY movement that bridges hacking and inventing is also a discipline for innovation, and a learning methodology that more and more educators are using with students of all ages.
What's happening at World Maker Faire?
Maker Faire brings thousands to New York Hall of Science for two days of tinkering, hacking, and DIY innovation