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Let’s make seats in school.  No really, let’s do it.  If you teach a class — any class — and you want to build WikiSeat into your curriculum, then let us know by (EDIT) Thursday, October 18th, 2012, by noon o’clock-ish.  Next week, we are launching a Kickstarter to get crowd-funded …

One of my favorite parts of building things is playing around with different materials. The original catalyst was built using angle iron. It was strong and could be put together relatively quickly. It was totally over-engineered, but it worked.  This catalyst is printed on a Thing-O-Matic 3D printer. Yep. its the future. We …

It’s not often you see 70 high school sophomores beaming with pride over an English class project. However, at the Beck Center for the Arts on Feb. 6, you couldn’t miss the smiles on the faces of the students in Sean Wheeler’s American Literature class as they proudly displayed the …

No way.  Today has easily been one of the greatest days I’ve ever experienced in a classroom.  The students did it.  They knocked this one out of the park.  I couldn’t be more proud, and to be honest, surprised, at the work that was turned in today.  We had a …

https://youtube.com/watch?v=%3Fversion%3D3%26feature%3Dplayer_embedded The “Catalysts” were handed out on the 14th of September, and I’ve been a bit busy since then!  The video above shows the first group of students as they picked out their “Catalyst” and the project suddenly became very real for them.  It was a great day and I …