Month: September 2014

Today on our podcast we will be talking with Alex Huthmacher. Alex is the Manager of Network Infrastructure at 21st Century Fox where he Manages projects, configures network devices, firewalls, switches, load balancers, etc. Before working at FOX Alex was network engineer at Sandia National Laboratories where he focused on security in network integration. Alex has also worked at the Xerox data center in San Diego where he helped them migrate the infrastructure to Texas. We like to tease Alex that he can’t keep a job for longer than a year… but the reality is that with his skills, he is constantly in demand for increasingly complex positions requiring his level of expertise. With all this experience you might expect a much older man, but Alex’s determination, hands-on experience, and insatiable curiosity have served him well at his young age.

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It’s a new year, and I have chosen a new theme for my blog. I have also decided to write about more than just 3D printing in the classroom…maybe. I doubt I will vary too much from 3D printing in …

First Print of the Year Read More »

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Last week a 3rd grade teacher (Ms. Klingel) popped into my classroom and told me she had an idea for a lesson. She was wondering if I would be willing to help incorporate 3D printing into the lesson. After a …

3D Printing the Sonic Bloom Read More »

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Dr. Thornburg has worked in the field of educational technology since the early 1980’s. His focus is on STEM education, and he is a strong proponent of tinkering as a pathway to helping children learn about engineering. He is the co-author of the book “The Invent to Learn Guide to 3D Printing in the Classroom” which is aligned to both the Next Generation Science Standards and the Common Core Math standards. Listen in as Steve and David talk the advantages of inquiry-driven, project based learning and what education means in a modern world.

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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 …

Inland Empire Mini Maker Faire, Riverside CA, October 4th Read More »