With the help of our newest team member Safia, we’ll be running a series of Arabic translations of our most popular blog posts. This post was originally posted on March 2nd, 2015. سهولة باقتنائها (الجزء الأول) Posted on March 2, 2015 by Ryan Alexander Hunt نشر في 25 مارس 2015 ل ريان الكسندر هانت On […]Read more "Affordable and Accessible Maker Learning Resources for Parents (Arabic Translation)"
On Friday we had a parent ask us to create a list of resources that he could work on with his daughter. This request came out of a discussion of the cost of after school classes and children’s camps. The parent in question remarked that while getting his daughter invested in learning is his top […]Read more "Affordable, accessible maker learning resources for parents (Part 1)"
Leading up to our 24-hour fundraiser in support of the Mother Teresa High School robotics team and the MakerBus, we are previewing some of the projects you’ll see during the Make-a-thon. Today we’re previewing James and Fred’s amazing tweeting teletype machine. James and Fred are tinkers who love to hack old technology to do new […]Read more "Make-a-thon Preview: James and Fred’s Amazing Tweeting Teletype Machine"
Last week we explored ideas for building a $100 library makerspace. This week we’re increasing our budget 10 fold and exploring how to build a $1000 library makerspace. While our budget has gone up significantly, we’ll still have to be strategic about how we spend our money. Should I buy a 3D printer? We get asked this […]Read more "How to make a $1000 makerspace for your library"