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

Getting Started with Makerspaces and 3D Printing – VSTE13

Makerspace is an idea that students can learn by making. Here is a video of my Getting Started with Makerspaces and 3D Printing session from the VSTE13 conference. Presentation slides as a pdf and Keynote. (There… Continue reading

Photogrammetry: Capturing 3D Images – VSTE 2013

Links and materials for Photogrammetry: Capturing 3D Images – VSTE 2013 session. December 8th, 11-12, Crystal Lobby -Hackerspace. Learn to capture 3D images using 123D Catch on IOS device or on digital cameras and… Continue reading

Project Idea: Pumpkin Tooth Replacement

“Every year millions of pumpkins around the world are the victims of tooth loss due to physical trauma, decay and improper ‘carving’. The Pumpkin Tooth Replacement Project seeks to provide low cost 3D… Continue reading

Writing a $500 3D Printer Grant

Over the past few months, I have spoken to hundreds of teachers and students about 3D printing. Teachers are excited to learn that 3D printers are now affordable enough for the classroom. My… 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