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  • Maker Voices: Abigail

    At the end of a long day of classes, working on my Catan board became the one thing I really wanted to do.

    December 17, 2021

  • Maker Voices: Em

    "Taking the long route [of using found materials] helped me slow down. I became a little more curious about materials that are all around us and more thoughtful about how ..."

    August 19, 2021

  • Maker Voices: Shizza

    "The process was extremely fun and deeply satisfying. I am excited to see my son play with this toy once it is completed."

    August 19, 2021

  • Maker Voices: Cali

    "I also appreciated how my time in the GSE Makery encouraged me to prototype and iterate often, and strive for progress over perfection. Each project involved a lot of trial ..."

    August 19, 2021

  • Maker Voices: Greg

    "The process of building this photo frame was genuinely fun, exciting and an experiential process. Not everything went according to plan, but I believe I learnt so much from the...

    August 19, 2021

  • Maker Voices: Victoria

    "My projects are not perfect but I know more today than I knew a few weeks ago. Building a project from start to finish and over several weeks was an engaging educational ...

    July 05, 2021

  • Maker Voices: Jess

    "It was a little bit like the microcosm of this pandemic school year for me--so many challenges and unexpected miscalculations, but ultimately, persevering with something to be ...

    July 05, 2021

  • Tips for Teachers: Remote hands

    You were planning a great hands-on lesson for your students before COVID hit. What do you do now? The GSE Makery staff share ideas: use stuff from home, send a kit, go digital, ...

    April 30, 2020

  • Thinking About Sustainability

    Making objects helps us to question how and why things are made. Once you see how our world is constructed, you begin to realize that you could construct it differently.

    March 03, 2020

  • Building on the TLTL

    Before the GSE Makery, this was the home of the Transformative Learning Technologies Lab. Founder Professor Paulo Blikstein reports that, when it first opened in 2010, it was the..

    February 03, 2020

  • Launching the Makery

    It's hard to believe it's been a year since we launched the GSE Makery. We couldn't have done this without standing on the shoulders of giants.

    January 07, 2020

  • Stanford Makerspaces

    Now, with makerspaces for art, science, engineering and projects that defy discipline, Stanford has enthusiastically followed its founders’ decree – boosted by modern enthusiasm...

    December 10, 2019

  • Focus on People, not Stuff

    When we set design goals ahead of time, we are better positioned not only to make better purchasing decisions, but also to make better program decisions.

    September 07, 2019