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ISTE 2015: 3D Printing Vendors

ISTE 2015 is one of the biggest EdTech showcases of the year with hundred of companies showing their wares to over 14,000 attendees. 2015 saw a horde of 3D printing vendors in Philadelphia… Continue reading

ISTE 2015: 3D Printing in the Classroom

Here are the materials to go with my 3D Printing in the Classroom presentation at ISTE 2015 in Philadelphia. ISTE 15 – 3D Printing in the Classroom (pdf) presentation ISTE 3DPrintinginthe Classroom (pdf)… Continue reading

Design Challenge: Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Challenge: Design and fabricate a Chesapeake Bay Watershed terrain model. A few months ago, I was asked by a teacher to 3D print a terrain model of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed for a… Continue reading

ISTE15: Print It Forward: 3D Printer Fundraising Kit

Hey ISTE 2015 participants! Do you want a 3D printer for your school or classroom? Do you want your students to have the power to turn their ideas into reality? Is cost the… Continue reading

ISTE15: Free Makerspace Starter Kit at Knights of Make-A-Lot Panel

The Knights of Make-A-Lot will be presenting a panel on maker programs, Tuesday, June 30, 12:30–1:30 pm in PCC 125. https://www.isteconference.org/2015/?id=94335470 We will be giving away free Makerspace Starter kits which include free tools and… Continue reading

Sneak Peek: BronzeFill Polishing Video

Quick sneak peek of video for a BronzeFill polishing tutorial. This video is an experiment in creating video tutorials using an iPhone and Camtasia. Please leave feedback in the comments or contact me… Continue reading

The Incredible 3D Printing Gumball Gallery Unveiled

The Incredible 3D Printing Gumball Gallery was unveiled on December 8th at the Virginia Society for Technology in Education conference Hackerspace. Heroes of 3D Printing: Designers and Artists Series #1 is the first curated set… Continue reading

Brainstorming: The Incredible 3D Printing Gumball Gallery

My latest project idea is The Incredible 3D Printing Gumball Gallery. The idea has been burning away in my head for the past week and I’m publishing it now to ask for help from… Continue reading

Print It Forward Applications Due November 14th

The first Print It Forward – 3D Printer Fundraiser Kit is finished and ready to ship. Applications are due by November 14th. Details here https://designmaketeach.com/2014/10/19/print-it-forward-3d-printer-fundraising-kit/ Below are 90 of the items in the kit with an… Continue reading

Catching Up with DesignMakeTeach

The DesignMakeTeach blog was pretty quiet this summer. You would be forgiven for thinking that it was because I was taking a leisurely summer break. Actually it was the opposite, all because of the… Continue reading

Interactive Art Synthesizer – Color Palette Test

Work in progress of Interactive Art Synthesizer project with Artist Isaac Budmen. Each graphic element has 3 costumes programmed in Scratch. Primary – Secondary – Tertiary color for each element. Interface will be… Continue reading

MakeyMakey Demonstration ISTE 2014

Video of MakeyMakey demonstration at the Maker’s Playground during ISTE 2014. Video courtesy of Vicki Davis, @coolcatteacher, http://www.coolcatteacher.com/ The Makerspace Starter Kit in the video can be found at https://designmaketeach.com/2014/04/07/makerspace-starter-kit/