Monthly Archives: December 2015

A good friend of mine from our local makerspace enjoys teaching students about electronics by taking stuff a part.   He has a talent for finding free or inexpensive pieces that students enjoy deconstructing.   Through this experience, he has … Continue reading

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Historic #SpaceX launch! Amazing Booster landing!

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Lessons learned from teaching Minecraft coding workshops

In the past few months, I have had the opportunity to lead Minecraft coding workshops using ScriptCraft in our makerspace and a local museum.   Walter Higgins had done an amazing job of creating documentation and tools to help students … Continue reading

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10 Resources for Building Makerspaces in Schools

Girls from Real Impact Center learning about 3D printing at SparkMacon Makerspace During a teacher meetup through we held last night, we mentioned ways that makerspaces and project based learning directed by student interest can inspire student curiosity, creativity, and … Continue reading

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