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Summer Reading

After suffering through the semester from, well you know (see my last post here), I have not been inclined to do much reading or thinking about teaching. That said, I have read some interesting books during my summer break and … Continue reading

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OpenBarter: Case Study in Civic Web App Design (Part 1)

  On May 31 – June 1, 2014, Middle Georgia citizens participated in the National Day of Civic Hacking(NDoCH), a fun weekend of community service using design, programming and technology.  In this national event, citizens across the nation explored challenges, … Continue reading

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Survival Mode

Hey there. Remember me? I’m that crazy biology professor that used to blog on this site. I just survived the semester from H-E-double hockey sticks. Survived is a good word for it. I can’t say that I was the most … Continue reading

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Macon National Day of Civic Hacking: Community Service Through Technology #MacHack

On May 31 – June 1, 2014, Middle Georgia citizens participated in the National Day of Civic Hacking(NDoCH), a fun weekend of community service using design, programming and technology.  In this national event, citizens across the nation explored challenges, created … Continue reading

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Join the Middle Georgia Makers Community

Middle Georgia Makers Community Our Vision To build a collaborative community of artisans, entrepreneurs and technology professionals known for grassroots innovation, creativity, leadership and our passion to serve. We foster a diversified and thriving Middle Georgia economy through mentorship of entrepreneurs, … Continue reading

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Why Community Building is Powerful

As human beings, we have fundamental need for connection to each other.   All thriving organizations that I have cared about seemed to have a strong sense of community.    Great communities are life giving, authentic, and naturally generate an impact.   You can try to lead … Continue reading

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Beautiful Art and Projects at #MakerFaire 2014

  It’s inspiring to see the innovation, creativity, projects, and art from #MakerFaire 2014. Enjoy these small clips from this awesome #maker event. Check out the #makerfaire on Twitter! What’s your favorite project from #MakerFaire 2014? Posts From InspiredToEducate.NET 10+ … Continue reading

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Visionary Kickstarter Projects to Inspire Future Makers

Pi-Bot: The Next Great Tool for Learning Arduino Robotics! : The Pi-Bot is a uniquely designed (and affordable!) complete robot kit for anyone interested in building and programming robots!   Please consider supporting this team of college students supporting STEM education through … Continue reading

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“STEAM: Creating A Maker Mindset” by @vvrotny and @speterson224

As parents and teachers, we encourage our kids to become well rounded people who love learning.   In our world of cell phones, ipads, and computers, it’s easy for kids to become passive consumers of media and technology.   We, … Continue reading

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Easy Recipes for Building Android Apps using MIT App Inventor

To help make Android App building more accessible to EVERYONE, researchers at MIT have released a wonderful tool to empower makers and students to quickly build apps using a puzzle metaphor of programming.  Everyone can play with puzzles.   Right!? … Continue reading

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