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Nov 10

November 10, 2015

MakerSpace gets Organized.

MakerSpace gets Organized.

One of the most important elements of getting an idea off the ground is buy in. If two guys just come up with a cool idea in the woods, does anyone care…wait..I messed up that joke. But seriously, if Doug and I did not have the backing of our forward thinking principal and our amazing parent teacher club, this idea would be dead in the water. Or more likely, just relegated to happening inside of just our classrooms. Yet, at…

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Nov 4

November 4, 2015

MakerSpace: The Journey Begins

MakerSpace: The Journey Begins

I tweeted. Yep, I’ve had a class Twitter account for over 4 years, and I have done pretty much zero with it. Never saw a point. No need to keep up with the celebrity gossip that fills the twitterverse. It was was by all accounts, worthless to me. Then they hired The Weird Teacher, no, seriously, he likes being called that. The Weird Teacher (@theweirdteacher), blue hair, no chairs in his classroom, and he lowered all the desks in his…

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