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exploring ideas, tools and people behind the maker movement
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The Wherewithal to Change Things Through Making
I’d like you to meet Amy Zell – mother, librarian, grief counselor, and maker. In this episode, she talks about the power of making to change things, to change people. She credits Casey Shea, a Sonoma County maker educator with telling her about “maker empowerment” at the Fab Institute in Pittsburgh in 2018. She understood “maker empowerment” to mean the wherewithal to change things through making, and she applied it to her own life to move forward after suffering the loss of her son. Now she works with others who have experienced loss and trauma and she is weaving making into mental health practices.
A Better Way to Learn Calculus
Finding Maker Town
Susie Frazier created the Maker Town platform for makers and artists working in Cleveland and Northern Ohio so that more people can find them and learn about what they make. Susie is a maker, creator and artist. Her own journey led her to Cleveland, Ohio, where she began developing her own functional and decorative art, working with stone and then organic materials. She hosted a TV show. Then she wrote a book called “Designing for Wellness.”
The Magic Never Died
Wyoming's Maker Access Pass
Playification - The Makey Makey Story
Shop Talk & Tips with Gareth Branwyn
Making is So Elementary
Mike on Make:
Determination: Makers in Ukraine
Share the Repair
Kiddy Copter - A Family Affair
Smaller is Big: Eben Upton of Raspberry pi
Will We Be Better Prepared Next Time?
Leveraging Biology to Make Things
The World's Largest Makerspace in a Town of 10,000 or Less
Innovation as a Material Practice
Best Maker Schools - Kent State University
Best Maker Schools University of Maryland College Park
Explaining Electronics with Charles Platt
The Making of A Scientist/Maker/Teacher
Making A Customizable Tool Roll
A Better Way to Teach Geometry Using 3D Models
Joan Horvath and Rich Cameron, authors of Make: Geometry, explain how to use 3D models to teach geometry, which can help students visualize and grasp the basic shapes. Joan describes herself as a recovering rocket scientist who worked at JPL. Rich was an early RepRap 3D printer enthusiast. Together they have created a practical, hands-on approach to teaching geometry. Make: Books editor, Patrick DiJusto talks to Joan and Rich.
The 5% Solution For Right to Start
Victor Hwang organized the Right to Start movement that seeks to open doors for more people to become entrepreneurs and create an ecosystem in America that supports entrepreneurial activity. After many years of leading entrepreneurship efforts at the Kauffman Foundation in Kansas City, Victor started his own organization built around the belief that becoming an entrepreneur is a fundamental right that anyone can exercise.