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Second story for the day!

Second story for the day!

While I had one of the kids up in the studio, we were able to make the plan to film the assembly later in the day today for the next…
Filming for Episode 2

Filming for Episode 2

Like I mentioned in one of my earlier posts, we learned the lesson that we needed to show a lot of faces from our kids, but simultaneously limit the people…
Tour of the MakerSpace!

Tour of the MakerSpace!

Today we got a delivery of 10,000 more lego pieces for the lego table, so I thought I'd make a video to document what it looks like and to entice…
Spaghetti Challenge

Spaghetti Challenge

Today I invited a class up to the MakerSpace for an activity they were doing known as the "Spaghetti Challenge".  The kids were given marshmallows and spaghetti with ten minutes…
Rearranging The Room

Rearranging The Room

The kids are continuing in the design cycle and prototyping process.  Today I had students ask to move some of the workspace tables from the center of the room over…
Delivery day!

Delivery day!

Yahoo! Today we got our new Sony pro camcorder.  This is an essential for anyone who is setting up a live streaming studio like we've done. Top reasons why we…
Prototyping

Prototyping

My first cohort of makers is in!  We've been working for a couple of weeks (sorry for not posting photos). The kids have been rapidly prototyping for my unit on…
AIS Student News: Season 1, Episode 1

AIS Student News: Season 1, Episode 1

Today our crew started using our studio to film the fist episode (for this "season") of the student news.  We had a complex structure for the episode with multiple camera…
Ready for our first broadcast!

Ready for our first broadcast!

Stayed at school late today to make sure we're all ready with the equipment for tomorrow.  This has been two years in the making and we're finally ready to go…
Day 1

Day 1

Last year I planned with my colleagues, got approval for our proposal, put in the request to the procurement department to order lots of materials, and left for the Summer…