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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

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

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

An Open Letter to my Local Makerspace:

In my ongoing effort to support schools and libraries that are starting or growing a school makerspace, I wrote the following letter to my local Makerspace mailing list. I’m hoping this might be… Continue reading

Snowman Ornament – 3D Printed Teacher Gift

Dear Teacher, The snowman ornament attached to your present was 3D printed. -The snowman design was hand drawn using a vector drawing program called iDraw and a Wacom Bamboo tablet. -The 2D snowman… Continue reading

3D Printing Research Links

The following are links that may be of interest to students researching 3D Printing, specifically to projects incorporating consumer/hobby level , Fused Filament Modeling (FFM) style, printers. –A History of RepRap Development –Open… Continue reading

Classroom Makerspaces and 3D Printing Resources: VSTE Summer 2013

Here are my Getting Started with Makerspaces and 3D Printing recommendations for educators. Best Makerspace Resource? Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom by Sylvia Libow Martinez & Gary http://www.inventtolearn.com/resources/… Continue reading

Mini Maker Notebook v1

The Mini Maker Notebook is a pocket sized tool for students to record their Maker experience. Students can assemble their own Mini Maker Notebook from a single sheet of paper. Teachers can use… Continue reading

Foldable Cube on Thingiverse

I just posted my first original design for a 3D printed foldable cube on Thingiverse. http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:75093 Thingiverse is a repository of designs that you can download for free and print on a 3D printer.… Continue reading