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May 2022 - Showcase Presentations

May 16, 2022

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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.

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.

August 2020 - Summer Maker Meetup

Aug. 4, 2020

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Tuesday, August 8th was our final remote summer meetup. We talked about maker strategies for starting the school year and participated in a sensory team-building activity to highlight how physical materials can help bring concepts to life. A great August event!

July 2020 - Summer Maker Meetup

July 7, 2020

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Tuesday, July 7th, was a second remote meetup of the summer. At this meeting, one of our graduates led a Joy Scavenger Hunt and one of the master teachers from the UTeach program walked our makers through a tutorial on how to make and create classroom activities with Nearpod.

June 2020 - Summer Maker Meetup

June 2, 2020

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Tuesday, June 2nd, was the first UTeach Maker remote summer meetup. At this meeting, we set a summer agenda, shared resources for teaching with a social justice lens, and engaged in at home origami activities presented by our own Jean Feeser.

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.