Month: May 2014


Maker Jawn webinar on 5/14 11am EST: Youth projects, sharing, and documentation

The Maker Jawn team is hosting its final webinar as part of its Library Services and Technology Act grant next Wednesday, May 14th from 11:00 a.m. to noon EST. In this webinar, the Maker Jawn team will ¬†describe how youth from sites are sharing and documenting their creative projects and process. We will also discuss how Maker Jawn is documenting… Read more →


The Challenge of E-Textiles at Marrero

We’ve been having fun exploring E-Textiles, otherwise known as “Soft Circuits”. The age range of children seems to be from 8 – 12 yrs, so it becomes really important to “meet them where they are”. Sometimes we start with paper circuits using copper tape/LEDs and then move them later to stitching conductive thread/LEDs. The children like copper tape because it… Read more →