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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

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.

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- Maker Community Workshop

Nov. 14, 2020

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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.

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.

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October 2019- Designing a Makerspace Classroom

Oct. 14, 2019

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On Tuesday, October 8th, UTeach Makers participated in our second cohort meeting of Fall 2019.The cohort meeting was lead by UTeach Maker Teaching Fellow, Kira Lowery, and current UTeach Maker, Phllips Adebayo. The two innovative educators demonstrated how to set up and use a classroom makerspace.

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September 2019 - Computational Tinkering Workshop

Sept. 15, 2019

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On Sunday, September 15th, UTeach Maker partnered with SEU to host this first weekend workshop of the Fall semester. Thanks to gracious funding from the Powell Foundation students from St. Edwards and UT Austin had the chance to build and create together. The workshop started with dinner and conversations, providing students from the different programs time to get to know each other. In addition, students participated in a community circle to share their backgrounds.

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December 2017 - Fall 2017 Maker Showcase

Dec. 5, 2017

12-05-2017 Picture 1It was standing room only on December 5th as we celebrated our Fall 2017 Maker Showcase. Our UTeach Makers, mentors, friends, and family were in attendance to listen to our seven new UTeach Maker Fellows share their growth as makers. Split into three rooms, our UTeach Makers presented how they developed their showcase website in terms of what they have learned about maker education, their philosophy behind making, how they have been involved in the maker community, and what they had created as a maker project.