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Exploring Math with Digital Fabrication

Series of Tweets showing the ongoing collaboration between math teacher and makerspace facilitator in the use of digital fabrication to create hands-on learning experiences for students. Rapid prototyping of math demonstration. This iteration using… Continue reading

0 Things Hackathon: Live Blog

The 0 Things Hackathon is starting at 6:30pm tonight at the Construct3D conference hotel lobby. Participants will be designing and publishing models in areas that aren’t currently represented in the world of 3D… 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

Experiment – Google Doc Embed

Experimenting with Google Doc embeds as a way of sharing guides and info on the blog. Thinking of using this as I’m developing my materials for the TCEA conference. I’ll be leading 6… Continue reading

Construct3D: Academic 3D Printing Conference

The Construct3D Conference Explores the Expanding Role of 3D Printing as a Digital Fabrication Tool for College Faculty, K-12 Educators, and Informal Education Leaders

Quick SVG for DigiFab

A friend is getting started with the Silhouette Cameo vinyl cutter and was trying to cut a vinyl sticker of New Hampshire. He wasn’t happy with the quality of the outline he had… Continue reading

3D Model: MLK Birmingham Jail Key

MLK Birmingham Jail Key This Birmingham Jail Key replica is intended to serve as a classroom manipulative for Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month. The artifact asks students to think… Continue reading

Stuff for Cutting Cardboard

My daughter’s class is doing some sort of maker project and the teacher asked for students to bring in stacks of cardboard. To be helpful I grabbed a few shears from my personal… Continue reading

2016 Year End Wrap Up

Looking back, it has been a great year and I am very thankful for all the great experiences and have been luckier than I deserve. has seen a modest growth in 2016 with… Continue reading

NoVa Maker Educator Meetup Proposal

I just submitted a proposal for a Maker Educator Meetup at the NoVa Mini Maker Faire on Sunday, March 19th 2017. If you are interested in presenting or helping plan please let me… Continue reading

Not the Innovative Educator of the Year

So I nominated myself for VSTE Innovative Educator of the Year because the award included free conference registration. Winning would also have been a great argument to convince my district to pay for hotel and… Continue reading

3DP: Women’s History Month – 0 Results

March is Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate the contribution of women to events in history and modern society. It was in the back of my mind to check what items were… Continue reading