Makerspace in Action, KCI

KCI offers our SPACE Program Tuition Free for the First Time in Summer, 2022

February 23, 2022

Dr. Mae Johnson, America’s first Black Female Astronaut said, “Never be limited by other people’s imaginations.” We expect our students to define their success by what THEY have accomplished. We…

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Global Maker Day 2021

Global Maker Day 2021

September 30, 2021

Global Maker Day is a free global event that is all about the action. This event helps showcase all the wonderment that making is.

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KCI Makerspace Reopening

KCI’s Makerspace Opens Its Doors!

August 13, 2021

As businesses and organizations open back up in the wake of the pandemic, the KCI is thrilled to announce the reopening of one of its greatest in-person assets: the Makerspace.

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Greg Brown Demonstrates Physics and Design Thinking Project

Teaching Physics & Design Thinking: A Sample Lesson from Our NGSS Instructor

June 4, 2020

Our NGSS Program Instructor, Greg Brown, has prepared a video lesson that teaches Physics and Design Thinking concepts with a simple and fun project…

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Makerspace employee and Foothill College student, Jon Armer, works on prototype of PPE headband

KCI Makerspace Prints Face Shield Headbands for Local Healthcare Providers

April 6, 2020

Krause Center for Innovation, part of the Foothill DeAnza Community College District in Los Altos Hills, California, is taking on the fight against personal protective equipment PPE shortages. Since the…

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Makerspace Coordinator training

KCI Makerspace Coordinator Program a Hit

October 10, 2019

Over fifty people are on track to receive their Makerspace Coordinator Certificates after the KCI held three, week-long intensives this summer. The Certificate marks the completion of 18 units of…

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New KCI Makerspace Initiative: Corporate Team Building

May 6, 2019

KCI was fortunate to receive a two-year grant from the state chancellor’s office through the California Community Colleges Maker Initiative. The grant is coming to an end, and KCI is…

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Two Makerspace Coordinator Cohorts Graduate

May 6, 2019

Makerspaces are rapidly being implemented by schools, school districts, libraries, and community centers throughout the Bay Area, creating a need for trained staff to plan, implement, and run these spaces.…

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Makerspace Certificate Program in class

Makerspace Certificate Program Provides Training for New Career Path

October 1, 2018

Makerspaces are popping up across the educational spectrum, at schools, libraries, and youth centers. The Maker Movement has revitalized an interest in hands-on projects and the use of various tools…

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KCI Launches Vibrant New Makerspace

May 15, 2018

In December of 2017, KCI launched an exciting new resource for our local community, the KCI Makerspace. This space provides our community with the resources to design and “make,” using…

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