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FabNewport at The Portsmouth AgInnovation Farm

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www.easternriconservation.orgSep 19 We were excited to welcome back FabNewport to the farm this Summer! FabNewport gives local middle and high school students the opportunity to participate in summer programming during…

More than a game

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By Andrea E. McHugh Newport Life Magazine July/August 2023Dave Hansen photos From the courts to the course, local youths are serving up fresh talent — and a trio of organizations…

RIDE STEAM Logo Design Contest Winner: Teo Janiga

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Rhode Island Department of Education Announces Winner of 2023 STEAM Logo Design Contest Published on Friday, June 16, 2023https://ride.ri.gov/press-releases/rhode-island-department-education-announces-winner-2023-steam-logo-design-contest PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green and the Rhode Island Department of…

Building trust, confidence, and positive visions for the future.

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FABx creates important learning opportunities for Newport’s youth By Lisa DiMartino, PhD | June 02, 2023Rhode Island Foundationrifoundation.org/stories/building-trust-confidence-and-positive-visions-for-the-future Engagement keeps youth returning. Belonging builds trust and confidence. And opportunity is…

3-2-1- Action!

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Educators with newportFILM’s Documentary Unbound program help local kids become filmmakers As featured in Newport Life Magazine | By Helena Touhey | Photos: Maddie Van Wylen Through newportFILM’s Documentary Unbound…

Introducing FABx:

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Increasing Transformative Learning Opportunities to Close Equity Gaps Statewide PROVIDENCE, RI – One of the best decisions Katie Ochoa said she ever made was joining FabNewport, the nonprofit that has…

Steve Heath (FabNewport) Talks Reimagining Schools

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By Newport This Week Staff | on January 16, 2023 Bill Bartholomew sits down with FabNewport’s Steve Heath at FabLab for a discussion on school regionalization and reimagining education.

“Everyone Loves to Learn”

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“Everyone Loves to Learn”Local Kids Showcase their Summer Experiences with FabNewport By Helena Touhey | Managing Editor | NewportLife MagazineFriday, August 19, 2022 Dozens gathered at the Florence Gray Center…

NONPROFITS RECEIVE $350,000 TO SERVE NEWPORT COUNTY RESIDENTS

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Grantmakers RIJULY 19, 2022 BY NANCY WOLANSKI Over 40 nonprofit organizations serving Newport County residents will share more than $350,000 in grants through the Rhode Island Foundation’s Newport County Fund. The funding…

Conference Rethinks Out-of-School Programs

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Newport This WeekBy Andy Long | on April 14, 2022 FabNewport, which promotes and provides a variety of enrichment programs for island students, held a conference on April 2 to map out how it…

FountainHead RI was live on April 12

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FountainHead RI was live on April 12 Live community spotlight with the amazing Steve Heath and Rachel Dewey from FabNewport! Learn more about FountainHead RI by clicking here.

Credit for Learning: Making Learning Outside of School Count

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Afterschool Alliance ResearchISSUE BRIEF NO. 79 | NOVEMBER 2021 Student-centered, active, and engaging learning experiences that build on young people’s interests, while developing their skills and knowledge, are at the…

Fab Newport Celebrates a Summer of Successes

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By Newport This Week Staff | on August 19, 2021By Alex Malm View Post When Fab Newport started “The Newport Experience” four summers ago, there were only 20 students in the program. This summer,…

FabNewport Starts New FabGolf Program

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By Newport This Week Staff | on July 29, 2021By Alex Malm FabNewport is teaming up with Button Hole Golf to launch First Tee Rhode Island, part of the national First Tee program to…

FabNewport’ gives children the opportunity to try new sports, activities

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WPRI NEWS by: Kait Walsh, Melanie DaSilvaPosted: Aug 26, 2021 / 07:08 AM EDT https://www.wpri.com/news/local-news/east-bay/fabnewport-gives-children-the-opportunity-to-try-new-sports-activities/ NEWPORT, R.I. (WPRI) — School may have been out for the summer, but the lessons continued in Newport…

Mayor Elorza Announces PVD Young Makers Program

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City to introduce makerspaces in ten public libraries citywide to promote creativity and positive youth development City of Providence, May, 30, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today…

Five Questions With: Steve Heath

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Providence Business NewsBy Lori Stabile  – 10/12/2016 Steve Heath has been the executive director of FabNewport since July 2015; With a tagline of “dream, design, make,” FabNewport holds a variety of…

Power of ‘making’ gaining traction in local schools

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Grants, community partnership create hands-on learning opportunities Wednesday, October 5, 2016EastBayRi.com By Christy Nadalin “Once they do this once or twice, they are independent,” says Amie Shinego, Tech teacher at Thompson…

Party Like a Maker with FabNewport

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Unleash the best version of yourself — a bobblehead, naturally — at a FabNewport Maker Party and film screening. Rhode Island MonthlyAugust 2, 2016Casey Nilsson Steve Heath has worked in…