Category: Conferences

Strange Rituals with Michael Wesch!

Today on the Table Top Inventing Podcast, we are speaking with education rock star Michael Wesch!! Michael is a professor of Cultural Anthropology at Kansas State University and is currently studying 3D game engines to capture stories which are fading

The Devil in the Details

We’ve all heard the phrase “The devil is in the details.”  If the details are so bad, why are they so important?  Find out the answer and more during today’s podcast with Mark Haapala.  Mark is an Insurance/Reinsurance Consultant who

Igniting a Revolution – High Tech Citizen Science

[abstract][presentation resources]   Abstract: [dropcap]T[/dropcap]able Top Inventing’s Chief Maker and Resident Mad Scientist, Steve Kurti is delivering an impassioned plea at the 2015 BC Conference on Learning Technologies in Bakersfield, CA, about the importance of maker education as a catalyst for

2015 International Consumer Electronics Show Highlights

Table Top Inventing Visits CES   This year’s International Consumer Electronics Show last week in Las Vegas, Nevada was huge with almost 300 exhibitors displaying the latest in tech innovation.  The Table Top Inventing Crew got to spend 2 days

Table Top Inventing October 2014 Newsletter

Table Top Inventing October 2014 Newsletter   A word from Steve and Debby  The folks at Table Top Inventing want to ask you, “What is the purpose of an education?”  This fall, the Table Top Inventing Crew is bringing the

Inland Empire Mini Maker Faire, Riverside CA, October 4th

Attention all Makers!!   Our friends at VOCADEMY – The Makerspace are hosting the first ever Inland Empire Mini Maker Faire on Saturday October 4th in Riverside, CA!  This all day, family-friendly event, will showcase maker’s inventions, creativity and resourcefulness.  There will

Thousand Oaks, CA Inventor’s Bootcamp Aug. 19-22

Thousand Oaks, CA Inventor’s Bootcamp Aug. 19-22 Table Top Inventing will be holding the final Inventor’s Bootcamp of the summer, August 19th-22nd at the Lang Ranch Elementary School in Thousand Oaks, CA.  Teachers and students alike are invited to come

Table Top Inventing is spreading the word about “Maker’s Ed”

Our Table Top Inventing crew has been busy the past couple of weeks spreading the word about Maker Education from Murphy, NC to Collegedale, TN!  As we head back to CA for the final bootcamp of the summer, we wanted

Table Top Inventing is “Making Sense of Maker Ed” at the ISTE 2014

“Making Sense Of Maker Ed” at ISTE 2014 Debby’s Monday poster session on “Making sense of Maker Ed” at the ISTE 2014 was a huge hit!  Debby chatted with participants about the STEAM education process and how having students plan

Maker Educators – We need your help at the Maker Playground @ ISTE 2014

At the upcoming 2014 ISTE Conference in Atlanta, the Independent School Special Interest Group (SIG-IS) is organizing one of the many playgrounds that will be at the conference. Our playground, Maker Playground and Agile Learning Spaces will be held on the last day

#CUE2014

It has been a couple of weeks since I have attended the Annual CUE conference, and I’m finally having the time to process all of the learning that occurred. This was my first experience with the CUE conference, and my

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Educating Makers: The First Step to Revolutionary Change [Resources]

[abstract][presentation resources]   Abstract: [dropcap]T[/dropcap]able Top Inventing’s Chief Maker and Resident Mad Scientist, Steve Kurti is delivering an impassioned plea at the Inside 3D Printing Conference in New York City about the importance of maker education as a catalyst of

Inspired by Burgers at #NCCE2014

You never know where good ideas will come from. On the way to NCCE2014 one of those bright idea popped into my head. That happens once in a while! Inspired by the fine folks at Five Guys Burger and Fries,

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#NCCE2014

We are up here in Seattle having tons of fun hosting the #NCCE2014 Makerspace Garage! We’ve talked with some really interesting people and had the chance to learn what they are interested in. One of the coolest parts of the

Interview With 2013 CHEA Attendees

A while back Debby and Steve attended the 2013 CHEA (Christian Home Educators Association) Conference.  While Steve was there, he had a chance to interview some of the attendees.  He asked them if they’d seen a 3D printer before, what

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