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Bay Area Discovery Museum Install Early Childhood Fab Lab

The Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) near San Francisco launched America’s first early childhood Digital Fabrication Lab. Children as young as 3 years old are using 3D printers and laser cutters to explore their world. The museum’s goal is to develop creativity in a world where passive “screen time” is becoming common in younger and […]

National Week of Making

President Obama declared June 17-June 23, 2016 as the National Week of Making. This is done to attempt to spark creative confidence in Americans by giving them skills, mentors and resources necessary to find creative ways to solve problems. More than 1,400 schools in all 50 states committed to dedicate space for making, made a […]

TIES Pushes Early Childhood FAB Labs

TIES president and CEO Jan Morrison moved the Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM to Cleveland, Ohio to setup a statewide STEM network in schools. Morrison believes in the importance of exposing children early to STEM activities at schools, daycares and Head Start programs. The use of in-house and mobile Fab Labs can help children learn […]