News

October 2021 - Shadowbox Workshop

Dec. 20, 2021

On Friday, October 29th, UTeach Maker partnered with The Foundry Maker Space to host its first workshop of the Fall semester. The workshop focused on using 3D printers and Makita Drills to create a shadow box.

November 2021 - Cranky Contraptions

Dec. 20, 2021

On Saturday, November 13th, UTeach Maker partnered with ACE Family Maker Space to host the second workshop of the Fall semester. This workshop focused on using still objects to create moving contraptions powered by a crank.

September 2020 - Make a Game

Dec. 20, 2021

09-01-20_03

Tuesday, September 7th, marked our first fall cohort meeting of 2021. It was the first time we have seen each other in person since the pandemic so what better way to start off than having a team challenge.

October 2021 - Cardboard Skills

Dec. 20, 2021

10-13-20_03

Tuesday, October 2nd, was our second fall cohort meeting. The first half was dedicated to teacher panels and the the second half was for teaching cardboard cutting techniques.

December 2021 - Maker Holiday Meeting

Dec. 10, 2021

12-08-20_04

Tuesday, December 7th was the date of our Fall 2021 Maker Holiday Meeting. We had a wonderful turnout of makers, mentors, faculty, and friends.

November 2021 - Collaborative Sketching

Dec. 10, 2021

11-10-20_01

Tuesday, November 2nd, marked our 3rd fall cohort meeting of 2021. We worked in teams to do a c-sketch, which is a way to spark creativity and ideas when collaborating with others.

December 2020 - Maker Showcase Presentations

Dec. 8, 2020

12-08-20_04

Tuesday, December 8th was the date of our Fall 2020 Maker Showcase presentations. We had a wonderful turnout of makers, mentors, faculty, and friends.

November 2020- Maker Community Workshop

Nov. 14, 2020

11-14-20_01

On Saturday, November 14th, UTeach Maker used Zoom to host a weekend workshop. Makers and mentors spent time working together to explore the concept of ambiguity as it applies to making and to life. There was also time to work on their Maker Showcases.

November 2020 - Remote Measurement Challenge

Nov. 10, 2020

11-10-20_01

Tuesday, November 10th, marked our 3rd fall cohort meeting of 2020. We worked on teams to adapt a maker measurement challenge that we had done last year for a remote setting. A fun and creative demonstration for making in a remote context.

October 2020 - At-Home Making

Oct. 13, 2020

10-13-20_03

Tuesday, October 13th, was our second fall cohort meeting. We had fun with a "Guess the Movie" emoji icebreaker, saw examples of at-home maker activities for students, and put together our own at-home maker kits.