MakerSpace

TLC Ninja Coffee Bean Featuring Kristen Beck

TLC Ninja Coffee Bean Featuring Kristen Beck

We loved hearing how Kristen Beck brought MakerSpace into her school on a shoestring budget. In Episode 30 of TLC Ninja, Kristen explains how easy it can be to create a Maker Space with only Dollar Store items.  Don’t wait to hear the full episode with her...Read more ›
Makerspaces in Education

Makerspaces in Education

The Makerspace movement has been sweeping through the education world over the last few years.  Many images of these Makerspaces have been populating Pinterest and making appearances at conferences, but does everyone fully understand their purpose? Recently, Jennifer...Read more ›
Focus on 3D Modeling, Not 3D Printing!

Focus on 3D Modeling, Not 3D Printing!

3D printing is awesome. The once empty print bed coated with a thin veneer of hairspray or glue suddenly becomes our imagination physically realized. Over the years, the process of 3D printing has become increasingly affordable for schools, and design programs have...Read more ›
Making Maker Teachers

Making Maker Teachers

It’s not that teaching kids is easy. It’s not. Obviously. But teaching adults is a whole different kind of tricky. Beyond that, it’s different running sessions at conferences in front of people who, in theory, choose to come into your room and sit...Read more ›
Trapping Our Learning…Humanely

Trapping Our Learning…Humanely

“You will design, build, test, revise, and complete a mostly-working prototype of a trap that will humanely catch a tree kangaroo. Ready…go.” I love giving directions that are clear, to the point, and deceptively simple. My fifth grade class had just...Read more ›
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