In the Media

Seeing Stars-and the President Around the UFT, December 3, 2015

In NYC, Poetry Machines and Other Surprising Collaborations by Leah Gilliam, EdSurge, October 8, 2015

"Through collaboration with schools supported by Digital Ready, a partnership between Hive NYC and the NYC Department of Education, Beam has emerged as a blended learning powerhouse helping teachers, students and school staff integrate creativity and curriculum. "

Maker Spaces and Digital Fabrication Help Democratize Learning. by Sheri Handel, LinkedIn Blog, June 16, 2015

“We are seeing more and more independent schools implementing [these projects] as a tool for multidisciplinary activities, teaching robotics and programing...They will happen, hopefully as a tool to understand technology and find it less alienating, and as a way to democratize invention.”

Great Design Thinking and LittleBits Prototyping Workshop with Nancy Otero at Beam Center Tonight!, Karen Blumberg, July 2015

This Summer At Beam Center: Day Camps for 2nd through 6th Grades. A Child Grows in Brooklyn Blog April 30, 2015 

BCCP collaborates with and hosts Beam Center & STAR Academy to present the Spring Steel Pan Showcase! Brooklyn College Community Partnership (BCCP) Blog, April 21, 2015 

STEM It Up!: NYC Science Camps for Summer. Red Tricycle, March 23, 2015

Insight Into ______! Time Out New York, Fri Feb 27 2015 

Camp for the kid who loves STEM by Katherine Ross, February 3, 2015, Associated Press

floating creatura project constructed by summer camp kids by Philip Stevens. January 4, 2015, Design Boom

Boerum Hill Center Moves to Larger Waterfront Space by Nikhita Venugopal, DNA Info. Jan 22, 2015

Digital Poetry Machine. by Ben Walsh, This is a Project blog. December 2014

Congratulations to Mozilla Hive Challenge Winners. by Lainie DeCoursy  Hive Mozilla Blog, Nov 4, 2014

Youth-serving Organizations as School Partners: A Pathway to Interest-driven Learning for Students.

by Rob DiRenzo, Partnership Development Manager for Digital Ready, Hive Mozilla Blog, Sept 5, 2014

New Hive Grants Boost Digital Media Learning in NYC After-school Programs. by Lainie DeCoursy  Hive Mozilla Blog, June 2, 2014

Digital Ready Maker Party. by Lainie DeCoursy  Hive Mozilla Blog, May 22, 2014

Brooklyn Int’l Students ‘Get Creative’ with BEAM Works. Digital Ready blog, April 10, 2014 Seen in NY: BeamWorks by New Learning Times. April 2014.

“Inventgenuity” Festival Brings Digital Twist to Da Vinci's Designs. DNA Info. January 13, 2014

NYC launches program to help students become ‘Digital Ready’. The Brooklyn Eagle, October 17, 2013 

“Making is Youth Development” at NYC’s Beam Center and Makery. Makezine, April 5th, 2013

Makerspaces for NYC Kids: 3D Printing, Arduino and Other Hot Technology Workshops. Mommy Poppins blog, March 25, 2013

Artists invading Boerum Hill. The Brooklyn Paper January 24, 2013 

Navigating Dreams. by Paige Johnson, January 2, 2013,

Beam Inventgenuity Festival Listed in The New York Times, Spare Things to Do for Children, 2010-2015. 

Super-creative Beam Camp Launches After-School Classes in Cobble Hill. Mommy Poppins blog. April 1, 2012

Kindergarten Shop Class by Julie Scelfo, New York Times March 30, 2011

Brooklyn Inventgenuity Festival, Feature article, The New York Times, by Laurel Graeber, Feb 10, 2010.


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