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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.

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.

May 2020 - Maker Showcase Presentations

May 5, 2020

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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.

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April 2020- Making for Health & Well Being - Virtual

April 20, 2020

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On Saturday, April 18th, UTeach Maker used ZOOM to host our first-ever virtual weekend workshop. Makers and mentors spent time working together to use making as an outlet for de-stressing and focusing on self-care and health.

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April 2020 - Virtual Cohort Meeting

April 7, 2020

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Tuesday, April 7th, marked our first-ever virtual cohort meeting. We used Zoom to connect participants in different parts of the city and state. Though we were physically separated, we had over 30 makers attend online showing that we are united and in need of creative outlets more than ever.

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March 2020 - co.lab Educators Meet-up

March 10, 2020

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On Tuesday, March 10th, UTeach Maker visited co.lab Community Makers for our March monthly cohort meeting. Originally planned as part of a SXSWEdu meet-up, this monthly cohort meeting focused on authentic collaboration with a local makerspace that seeks to provide safe, inclusive, and free access to the tools and knowledge of making to everybody in an environment where they can thrive as creatives.

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February 2020 - UT Bridge Makers

Feb. 9, 2020

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On Tuesday, February 4th, UTeach Makers paired up with students from UT's College of Fine Arts (COFA) for our first cohort meeting of Spring 2020. The focus of the event was UT Bridge Makers, a joint student-driven CNS and COFA initiative that aims to demonstrate the value of collaborative making as multidisciplinary teams design and build an interactive exhibit to be unveiled at Explore UT in March of 2020.

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February 2020- pi-top Workshop

Feb. 9, 2020

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On Saturday, February 7th, UTeach Maker partnered with pi-top to host the first weekend workshop of the Spring semester at the UT Austin. Future teachers from UT Austin and St. Edwards University, as well as current teachers from the local area, had an opportunity to try out their coding skills. 

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December 2019- Maker Showcase Presentations

Dec. 9, 2019

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On Tuesday, December 3rd, UTeach Makers participated in our final cohort meeting of Fall 2019. It was great to get everyone together to celebrate the accomplishments of Phillips, Niaz, and Derek as well as to welcome a new batch of future teachers who will be joining UTeach Maker this spring.

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December 2019 - Holiday String Art Workshop

Dec. 9, 2019

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On Sunday, December 8th, UTeach Maker partnered with St. Edwards's University to host the final weekend workshop of the Fall semester at the UT Austin. Thanks to gracious funding from the Powell Foundation, future teachers from St. Edwards and UT Austin had another opportunity to build and create together.