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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

Dec. 10, 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.

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.

September 2020 - Reconnect with Your Inner Maker

Sept. 1, 2020

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Tuesday, September 1st, marked our first fall cohort meeting of 2020. As in the summer, we met on Zoom and had a great time. We spent time reconnecting, had a visit from pi-top, and worked on maker vision boards to help us start the semester off right.

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.