Sketching with Electricity

3-5pm, November 5, 2014 University of Massachusetts, Lowell South Campus, Dugan B-9 campus map Learn how to use paper, scissors, stickers, and tape to make sparkling electronic sketches and stories. This workshop will teach you how to sketch with electronics, using Chibitronics’ kit of peel-and-stick lights and sensors. You’ll learn how to create basic circuits […]

Custom Interactive Light Workshop IMG_0217

Sundays, October 5th, 12th, and 19th (1 to 6 pm). In this three-day workshop at the MIT Media Lab, participants learn everything they need to create a simple electronic device.

Shakerag Workshop

June 9-15, 2013 Leah will be teaching a workshop titled Crafting Electricity at Shakerag in Sewanee Tennessee. For more information and to register see:

Learn 2 Teach, Teach 2 Learn workshop

Time: 10am to 2:30pm, Saturday April 27 and May 4 Location: MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA Jie teaches a workshop on storytelling with circuit sketchbooks to the student teachers of the Learn 2 Teach, Teach 2 Leah program.

i2 Camp: Interactive Monsters

Summer 2013 The i2 Camp organization will be teaching a series of workshops in New York, Massachusetts, and New Jersey based on the e-textiles curriculum Kanjun designed. For more information and to register, see:

Drawing the Electric Synth IMG_4304

Date: April 6-7, 2013 Location: SparkFun Electronics, Boulder, CO Instructor: Sam Jacoby We’ll explore conductive inks and other materials to create unique, interactive musical instruments. Learn the basics of embedded microcontroller programming and circuit design, while crafting miniature synthesizers using a combination of electronics, programming, and art materials. For those interested, we can delve into […]

Idyllwild masterclass

Feb 8 – Feb 9, 2013 Idyllwild, CA Jie teaches a workshop on crafting circuits. First students made a series of circuits on the pages of mini-sketchbooks and then applied these circuit sketches to a final project.

Fab Learn Conference

We were invited to conduct a lamp-building workshop at the Stanford Transformative Technologies Learning Lab using a new version of the Codeable Objects lamp software. During the workshop, educators used a combination of computational design and laser cutters to create colorful paper lamps, while discussing the educational potential of combining programing with digital fabrication.


December 15, 2012 Santa Fe, New Mexico Jie joins GUTSyGirls for their December workshop.

HIVE Fashion Workshops

November 14-15, 2012 New York, NY and Chicago, IL Jennifer and Leah lead professional development workshops on Computational Textiles with the HIVE Learning Networks in New York and Chicago. More information: