STEAM Education that goes beyond hot air (thoughts on our educational philosophy)

As the keynote speaker for the 2014 Bay Area Maker Faire, Adam Savage gave the following piece of advice, “Make something. Anything. Weld, carve, cook, sculpt, sew. Make something in the world that wasn’t there before. As humans, there are two things that make us truly unique: the ability to use tools and the need […]

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The Humanities Matter at #CongreSSH

This coming weekend, the MakerBus team will be on location at theĀ CongressĀ of the Social Sciences and Humanities at Brock University in St. Catherines, Ontario, advocating on behalf of 4Humanities and the Humanities Matter Tour. Earlier this year we were part of a Kickstarter campaign that would have seen us traveling across the US and Canada […]

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In the past 5 weeks…

The idea for the DHBus started as a joke. Devon Elliot had asked me if I had thought of driving from London to Lincoln, Nebraska for the DH 2013 conference that we were both hoping to attend, in order to save the money that the flights would cost us. Chatting on Gmail, we looked up […]

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