CMK18 – Eat to Learn

[First in a series of posts reflecting on my experiences at Constructing Modern Knowledge (CMK) 2018 in Manchester, NH. CMK is billed as “a minds-on institute for educators committed to creativity, collaboration and… Continue reading

Photo: Denver Fueling

One of the central elements of my Design, Make, Share model for MAKING in the classroom is sharing the story of the learning process with the world. I call it going from bits to… Continue reading

Silhouette Alta 3D Printer Announced

I was scrolling through my Instagram feed this week and was pleasantly surprised by the new Silhouette Alta 3D printer announcement. The Alta is a $299 delta style 3D printer with a 116 mm… Continue reading

ERRF 2018 Interviews

Here are my video interviews from the East-Coast Rep Rap Festival 2018 held June 23rd to 24th in Bel Air, Maryland. It was a fantastic event bringing together the east coast 3D printing… Continue reading

STL to USDZ Conversion

Apple, in partnership with Pixar,  has announced a new USDZ file format for AR content. Adobe has stated that their Creative Cloud software will be supporting USDZ natively. I’m very interested in converting… Continue reading

We The Rosies – Shipping Day

Packing up 14 pieces for the We the Rosies collaborative 3D printed sculpture that will be assembled at the Nation of Makers conference.

Brainstorming: Makerspace AI

MakerEd superstar Jaymes Dec posed an interesting question, “What does an AI augmented makerspace look, sound, or feel like?” Here is some of my brainstorming. The Makerspace AI monitors the environmental conditions including… Continue reading

DesignMakeTeach Pivots to Blockchain

We are excited to announce that DesignMakeTeach is pivoting to blockchain. We see this as an amazing opportunity to continue the stellar growth of the DesignMakeTeach brand since our founding in 2013. Never… Continue reading

Infill-Only 3D Prints

Creating an infill-only 3D print is a quick way to add complexity to a model without needing any design skills. Simple solid shapes like Egg by kellyegan are a great place to start… Continue reading

Makerspace Starter Kit 2018

The Makerspace Starter Kit has been updated for 2018! Now in handy business card size for your next MakerEd workshop or professional development event. In three, ready-to-print formats that you are free to… Continue reading

Review: All of the Lights

I recently bought All of the Lights by Stephanie Keefe and Isaac Budmen which tells the story of their installation of 100 unique 3D printed lamps. (Isaac and I worked together a few years back… Continue reading

March For Our Lives Signs

On March 24, 2018, students across the nation led March for our Lives to end gun violence. “Not one more. We cannot allow one more child to be shot at school. We cannot… Continue reading