February 2024- Maker Lessons and Tools

Feb. 28, 2024
For the February meeting, Makers spent time investigating the UTeach Maker Lesson Bank to get ideas for their classrooms. They also explored a variety of maker tools. Click for the meeting slide deck.
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December 2023- Maker Showcase

Feb. 28, 2024
In December, UTeach Maker Andy Nguyen presented his Maker Showcase to the group. We are all amazed at his passion and all he has accomplished. We finished the meeting by making melted crayon ornaments. Click for the meeting slide deck.

November 2023- Cardboard Inchworm

Nov. 28, 2023
At the November Maker Meetup, mentor Patrick Benfield hosted us at The Magellan iLab. We played in the makerspace and used our micro:bits to get our cardboard inchworms moving. Click for full slide deck.
micro:bit v2

October 2023- micro:bit V2

Oct. 16, 2023
At the October Maker Meetup, mentor Patrick Benfield highlighted the micro:bit version 2. Makers explored the technology. We ended with a "maker moments" reflection tool. Click for full slide deck.

December 2022 - Coat of Arms Presentations

Dec. 6, 2022


In the final maker meeting of the Fall 22 semester, we set up a maker playground to show off the amazing coat of arms projects that our makers created. This was a wonderful way to end the semester and displayed our makers' connection with each other.

November 2022 - Foundry Visit

Nov. 8, 2022


The third cohort meeting happened on Tuesday, November 8th. With our coat of arms project coming to an end, we showcased a wonderful space for the makers to use. This project has provided great opportunities for folks to learn more about each other and we are looking forwards to the stories people will share.

October 2022 - Coat of Arms Deep Dive

Oct. 18, 2022


Our second cohort meeting happened on Tuesday, October 18th. Everyone was excited to continue their work on the Coat of Arms project and to figure out what they will make it out of. The meeting was a nice break from the busy classwork all the students had.

September 2022 - Frame Making Workshop

Sept. 30, 2022


On Friday, September 30th, UTeach Maker partnered with The Foundry Maker Space to host a session on using hand tools. The end product was a wooden frame that could be drawn on using wood-burning tools/.

September 2022 - Coat of Arms

Sept. 13, 2022


Tuesday, September 13th was our first maker meeting for Fall 2022. We were all happy seeing each other again and to gain some new members. Some popular TV shows heavily inspire this semester's theme and we look forward to what our teams create.

August 2022 - UTeach Maker at APA

Aug. 28, 2022

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On Sunday, August 28th, UTeach Maker partnered with Austin Pets Alive to showcase our Spring 2022 projects at one of their locations. We set up a booth that allowed people to make their own DIY pet toys.