Brainstorm 14: 3D Printing & Makerspaces Live Blog

4pm: 1pm: Kicking off 3D Printing and Makerspaces session. Makerspace in a bag. #brainstorm2014 @DesignMakeTeach pic.twitter.com/ZE1psVdWeE — Molly Toussant (@MollTou_teacher) April 5, 2014 Highest energy award goes to @DesignMakeTeach for #makerspace presentation #brainstorm14… Continue reading

3D Printing for the Art Classroom

This is a story in which a hobbyist prepares to talk to Art students about 3D printing, a task for which he is totally unqualified. As a teacher by trade, he starts with… 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

Experiment in Sharing 3D Printing Design in iBook

One of my motivations to work at STEM camp last summer was to purchase a Mac computer so that I could use iBooks Author. I had several projects in mind including helping a… Continue reading

PechaKucha Night D.C. – Vol. 19

I recently presented at a PechaKucha night in Washington D.C. with the theme Elements of Science & Design: Stories of Inspiration. It was a great experience and I wanted to share some lessons learned. PechaKucha… Continue reading

Collaborative Art Project: Bubbles on a Page

I have been invited to present at a Pecha Kucha event in DC on February 22nd. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/capitol-pecha-kucha-vol-19-tickets-10462316069 Presenters show 20 photos which are shown for 20 seconds each. http://www.pechakucha.org As part of the presentation, I wanted… 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

TSTT Live Blog: Thursday 1/30, 9AM – Noon

Welcome to an experimental live blog of a workshop for a group of Today’s Students, Tomorrow’s Teachers. #TSTT #edtech Tune in Thursday, 1/30, from 9 AM-Noon Read Day 2 Blog here Theme: Media and Technology Literacy. The… Continue reading

Designing a Year of the Horse Medallion

My school librarian is hosting a Lunar New Year Tea on January 31st. This annual event is an opportunity to share Asian culture with the school staff and also to highlight new library… Continue reading

3D Printing Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a school holiday in the US. I decided to 3D print a likeness of Dr. King to honor the legacy of the civil rights activist. I had… 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