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See Making in Action this June Washington, D.C. – Washington, D.C., will celebrate the maker movement on Capitol Hill this June. Nation of Makers, along with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Congressional Maker Caucus, will host the 2018 Capitol Hill Maker...

January 16, 2017 is the deadline to apply as a partner site for the 2017 Maker Ed program. Maker Corps is an online professional development program that provides training and a community of support to youth-serving organizations as they design and implement summer maker education...

Laura Kuchmay

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

Check out what the Altoona Area Public Library can do with its Creation Lab! They can make themselves invisible!   ...

ISTE Unplugged events, beginning on June 26, are FREE  with an all-day open Maker Day on June 26th, with activities geared toward education.  Stay tuned for all events at http://www.ISTEunplugged.com. The main ISTE conference (International Society for Technology in Education)...

O’Reilly Online is offering a FREE webinar  today, February 12 at 1:00 pm: “What Newbies Can Learn by Making Simple Robots.”  Here is the info/registration link. ...