Our second cohort meeting happened on Tuesday, October 18. 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.
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/.
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.
Tuesday, May 10th was the date of our last Spring 2022 Maker Meeting. Everybody presented their semester-long project geared towards assisting Austin Pets Alive. We also had our first maker showcase presentation since the pandemic happened.
On Friday, February 25th, UTeach Maker partnered with The Foundry Maker Space to host a session on using embroidery machines. The workshop allowed makers to put their names on an apron and add any small designs.
Tuesday, February 8th was the date of our first Spring 2022 Maker Meeting. We had some new faces show up and others join us over Zoom. We know some of our makers are busy in other places so we made the meeting hybrid. We also had a representative from Austin Pets Alive join us to talk about their program.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, May 5th, marked our first-ever virtual Showcase presentation. We used Zoom to connect participants and stakeholders throughout the state. Though separated by the corona virus-pandemic, our virtual community remained strong.