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St. Louis Educators Learn to Solder and Program at a Popup Makerspace

St. Louis Educators Learn to Solder and Program at a Popup Makerspace

On Saturday, February 9, St. Louis’ Disruption Department hosted a “Popup Makerspace” for teachers at EdcampSTL, a completely free unconference organized by educators. Over seventy teachers came to the temporary space and learned to solder, program a robot, and try their hand at the Ruby programming language.

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Shop Class of the Future … on Wheels

Shop Class of the Future … on Wheels

Three product designers ask the musical question: “How would you stuff the spirit of MAKE and Maker Faire into the space of a taco truck, so you could drive around and deliver making to kids everywhere?”

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Making do with compujunk

Making do with compujunk

Travelyn Russell was not the most computer savvy teacher in the building. Then she found herself in her new classroom, a computer room with some antiquated equipment. The keyboards were pre USB, you probably remember the old mac or pc keyboards with fragile little pins that carried the data and power of the keyboard to […]

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