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.
Tuesday, April 12th was our third Spring 2022 Maker Meeting. The semester is starting to wrap up, but everyone was more than happy to be at the meeting and take a break from their studies to work on some maker projects.
Tuesday, March 8th was the date of our second Spring 2022 Maker Meeting. We held our entire meeting over Zoom to ensure that all of our makers could attend. We spent most of the meeting letting the groups talk and discuss what their semester project could be.
On Friday, February 25th, UTeach Maker partnered with The Foundry Maker Space to host a session on using embroidery machines. The workshop allowed makers to put their names on an apron and add any small designs.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.