Tag Archive: makerspace

ISTE 2015: Looking for Love from littleBits

One of my favorite parts of ISTE 2015 was visiting the Vendor Hall. I love technology and I love exploring the impact of innovative new technologies on student learning. Maker education, makerspaces and… Continue reading

Laser Cutting Printrbot 3D Printers via Inkscape

I support a host of laser cut Printrbots including a Printrbot Jr, Printrbot LC, Printrbot Plus and Printrbot Makers kit. These printers vary widely in condition. The Printbot Jr was used extensively for… Continue reading

Makerspace Starter Kit

Congratulations! You are now the proud owner of a Makerspace. The Makerspace Starter Kit includes: Makerspace Welcome Letter (pdf) Makerspace Starter Kit (pdf) Mini Maker Notebook (pdf) If the links above don’t work… 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

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

Vine Animation Station

Create your own classroom animation studio using an IOS device, a stand and the Vine app. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/vine/id592447445?mt=8 The Vine Animation Station is a quick and easy tool for students to share video of their work. Vine… Continue reading

Mobile Makerspace v1: 3D Printer on the Go

My Current Mobile Makerspace I have been carrying my 3D printer (Printrbot LC) with power supply, laptop, filament, tools and camera back and forth between home and school in a large storage container.… Continue reading