Badging Inspires Agency

About 5pm in the lab on Thursday, when most of the kids were gone, I walked into the front room and was surprised to see Malani, 14, editing a graphic to apply on the shirt that she had brought with her. Malani had never been in the lab “after hours.” […]

Suggestions for Future Teachers: Know your Options

A few thoughts for Sara and Amanda, two of my nieces, graduating in May and are interested in teaching. Talk to children. Talk to parents. Visit as many schools as you can. Find the school you would want to spend the next 13 years at if you were a kid […]

Ben: Maker at Heart

My name is Ben Jarvis. I am a MET student and FabNewport intern.  I am a maker at heart. FabNewport is more than just a makerspace, it is a center for community growth and youth empowerment. The executive director of FabNewport, and one of my mentors, Steve Heath, has a […]

Jaylen’s “Steam Powered” Profile Video Has Arrived

Jaylen’s “Steam Powered” Profile Video Jaylen, pictured above-right, is one of our most imaginative and dedicated makers. An aspiring Game Designer, Jaylen wants to make games that can help make people with disabilities lives better. Get to know Jaylen better by watching his Profile Video below.  –> Click this LINK […]