Published October 2, 2017 | Mike MacEwan
I am pleased to announce that registration for the 4th Annual NJ Makers Day is now officially open! The event is scheduled for March 9-10, 2018. The online form to register as an official site location can be found here: http://njmakersday.org/index.php/registration/. Last year’s NJ Makers Day drew more than 85,000+ participants to over 300 locations […]
Published August 24, 2017 | Mike MacEwan
Mike was recently asked to serve on the newly formed STEM Equity Committee of the STEM Pathways Network (SPN) to ensure that all of NJ’s youth have access to high quality STEM programming and opportunities. It is an honor to be included on this committee and to help with this critically important work. Mike has […]
Published August 22, 2017 | Mike MacEwan
Mike is excited to announce that he has been selected as the national “Traveling Trainer” for the California Academy’s Science Action Club (SAC) expansion, in collaboration with the National Girls Collaborative Project. SAC is a nationwide STEM program for middle school youth in out-of-school time. As the national trainer,
Published June 8, 2017 | Mike MacEwan
MacEwan Consulting was proud to serve as a lead organizer of the first annual Build it Better New Jersey State Championship 2017. The competition was held at Mercer County College on June 2, and welcomed six high school teams that advanced from earlier competitions at their respective schools.
Published May 20, 2017 | Mike MacEwan
Mike is very excited to be named a Space Station Ambassador through the CASIS Space Station Educator Ambassador Program. The program gives Mike access to specially developed resources for youth to learn about science initiatives in space and especially experiments happening on board the International Space Station! In exchange, Mike gets to help review educational […]
Published February 10, 2017 | Mike MacEwan
We are excited to be leading a SciGirls training at the LEAP Academy Charter School in Camden, NJ. SciGirls is a nationally recognized set of curricula and support materials proven to engage girls in STEM, and to help educators and families support them as they explore these topics. For more info see SciGirls.org.
Published February 1, 2017 | Mike MacEwan
New Jersey Makers Day (NJMD) is an all-ages statewide event celebrating STE(A)M, with the mission of exposing, enriching, and empowering our communities through maker culture. Our initiative serves as a grass-roots community based initiative for showcasing all the wonderful organizations and opportunities in education, manufacturing, enrichment programs, and business and entrepreneurship specifically here in New […]
Published January 10, 2017 | Mike MacEwan
Mike is heading to San Francisco to be trained at the Cal Academy of the Sciences on their Science Action Clubs: Birds In Your Schoolyard curriculum. He’ll be bringing it back to train groups across New Jersey, and as requested nationally.
Published January 4, 2017 | Mike MacEwan
Mike is proud and excited to be partnering with the Franklin Institute to develop this summer’s GSK Science in the Summer™ program, a nationwide summer program providing STEM opportunities to youth in grades 2 through 6. Activities are currently being piloted and evaluated, and revisions will be happening shortly. For more information on GSK Science […]
Published December 10, 2016 | Mike MacEwan
The Franklin Institute has chosen us to help develop and write new curricula for the LEAP Into Science curriculum! More info coming.