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February 2022 - New Members and Austin Pets Alive

Feb. 11, 2022

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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.

December 2021 - Maker Holiday Meeting

Dec. 10, 2021

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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

Nov. 2, 2021

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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.

October 2021 - Cardboard Skills

Oct. 5, 2021

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Tuesday, October 5th, 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.

September 2021 - Make a Game

Sept. 7, 2021

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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.

December 2020 - Maker Showcase Presentations

Dec. 8, 2020

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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 - Remote Measurement Challenge

Nov. 10, 2020

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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

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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.