Design Make Share: An Outline for MAKING in the Classroom

Ready to dive into 3D printing in the classroom? Your students and colleagues will be energized by having access to the latest technology. But be careful, if you just start printing without a… Continue reading

Happy 1 Year: Reader Give Away!

WordPress emailed me a reminder that I started the DesignMakeTeach.com blog 1 year ago today. To celebrate, I am giving away a Limited Edition Nerd Card or a Deluxe Makerspace starter kit. Leave… Continue reading

Fujita Scale: 3D Design Challenge

The Fujita Scale 3D Design Challenge is to create a series of 3D printable models that illustrate the categories of tornado damage from F0-F5. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fujita_scale  Entries will be judged on 3 Criteria: -Accuracy: Do the… Continue reading

Makerspace Starter Kit

Congratulations! You are now the proud owner of a Makerspace. The Makerspace Starter Kit includes: Makerspace Welcome Letter (pdf) Makerspace Starter Kit (pdf) Mini Maker Notebook (pdf) If the links above don’t work… Continue reading

Brainstorm 14: 3D Printing & Makerspaces Live Blog

4pm: 1pm: Kicking off 3D Printing and Makerspaces session. Makerspace in a bag. #brainstorm2014 @DesignMakeTeach pic.twitter.com/ZE1psVdWeE — Molly Toussant (@MollTou_teacher) April 5, 2014 Highest energy award goes to @DesignMakeTeach for #makerspace presentation #brainstorm14… Continue reading

3D Printing for the Art Classroom

This is a story in which a hobbyist prepares to talk to Art students about 3D printing, a task for which he is totally unqualified. As a teacher by trade, he starts with… Continue reading

3DP TEOTWAKI

I’ve been asked by a fellow teacher to comment on an article that falls broadly under the category of 3D Printing: The End Of The World As We Know It.  The premise of… Continue reading

Experiment in Sharing 3D Printing Design in iBook

One of my motivations to work at STEM camp last summer was to purchase a Mac computer so that I could use iBooks Author. I had several projects in mind including helping a… Continue reading

PechaKucha Night D.C. – Vol. 19

I recently presented at a PechaKucha night in Washington D.C. with the theme Elements of Science & Design: Stories of Inspiration. It was a great experience and I wanted to share some lessons learned. PechaKucha… Continue reading

Collaborative Art Project: Bubbles on a Page

I have been invited to present at a Pecha Kucha event in DC on February 22nd. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/capitol-pecha-kucha-vol-19-tickets-10462316069 Presenters show 20 photos which are shown for 20 seconds each. http://www.pechakucha.org As part of the presentation, I wanted… Continue reading

TSTT LIVE BLOG: Friday 1/31, 10:30–NOON EST

11:55 Closure: What I learned Today -Is doing a lot of hands on activities , is very helpful. -designing 3d doodles. -How to use technology to my advantage. -How to use a 3D… Continue reading