Category Archive: FabLearn

Mini MakerEd Workshop Kit

Problem: How do you deliver an effective MakerEd workshop with minimal materials and cost? Solution: A mini MakerEd workshop kit that costs under $3 per participant and uses simple materials for participants to explore… Continue reading

FabLearn: Entrepreneurship & Sustainable Makerspaces

Reflection on creating a sustainable makerspace through entrepreneurship.

FabLearn: 0 Things Submission

This Ignite Talk is intended as a call to action for students and educators to design and share 3D models that celebrate diversity, social justice and equality.

Always Be Hustling – FormLabs Edition

Anyone that follows me on social media is probably well aware that my Hidden Figures – Friendship 7 model is up for Top Educational Model in FormLabs 3D Design Awards powered by Pinshape. (Vote… Continue reading

Meaningful Making Podcast

Check out the Meaningful Making Podcast. I’m featured in Episode 1! #FabLearn #makered

Behind the Scenes: NoVa Maker Educator Meetup

I’m very excited to announce the NoVa Maker Educator Meetup at Maker Faire NoVa on March 19, 2017.

WIP 005: More Questions Than Answers

5th installment of the Work In Progress series asking questions about electronic journaling, spending FabLearn stipend, recording webinars and more…

How Do We Scale Up MakerEd?

The essential question that drives my work as a FabLearn Fellow.
How do we scale up Maker Education to reach all students?

Lesson Plan: MLK March on Washington Artifact

Introduction The 1960s Civil Rights Movement sought to end segregation and discrimination against African Americans. One of the largest political rallies of the Civil Rights Movement was the March on Washington for Jobs… Continue reading

WIP 004: Getting Things Done

This week’s Work In Progress has a number of ideas for articles and designs that I managed to publish before uploading this post. The time from idea to product is getting shorter. I’m approaching… Continue reading

Giving a Makerspace

Today, my friend Nichole Thomas @MrsThomasTRT and I gave away a Super Deluxe Makerspace Starter Kit to a colleague. @DesignMakeTeach #lcpstrts helping TRTs. Maker space starter kit presentation. pic.twitter.com/51WKKErqMf — Joe Schwarz (@RVH_TRT)… Continue reading

WIP 003: All About Sharing

Problem: How do students share their 3D designs with the world? I’m a 3D printing enthusiast in the world of education and believe me when I say I understand the challenges of classroom… Continue reading