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Portable sound booth for your classroom

As I begin thinking of things I want to do in my classroom next year, I turned towards audio and video. I want my class to be heavily intertwined with projects. 305 more words


Summer of Making - Water Balloon launcher

The 1st project of the Summer of Making was a Water balloon launcher.

Pretty simple and the kids loved being able to help out in the building of it. 241 more words


The Maker movement - Inspiring

I’ve been reading a lot about the Maker movement going on and I have to admit, I’m feeling a bit inspired.

Makezine – Make magazine,etc… 162 more words


Power Supply Mach 2

I switched to using an LM317 adjustable voltage regulator for better performance and a simpler design.  No more linear op amp.


The Bicycle Machines of Guatamala

I wrote a little something about this a while back; see the post about the BicimáquinasMatt, from Makeshift sent me this link and asked me to share it.  117 more words


Hour of Code: Coding for Girls

On Saturday, I hosted a program which was part of the International Hour of Code Week (aka Computer Science Week) at my library. If you didn’t host a coding program during the celebratory week, or haven’t ever, I highly suggest you do it this week, next week or any time. 1,435 more words

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Handmade for the Holidays Blog Hop M.A.S.W. Style

Last week I announcement resliced by Jordan’s Handmade for the Holidays Blog Hop. Today is my day! I’m so excited to share with you my favorite handmade tutorial as well as some of my favorite handmade businesses. 631 more words