• A Day Without “Bells”

    by  • November 10, 2014

      Whether it is woodworking or robotics, one of the challenges of teaching in a public high school is that the bell rings for the next class just as the students/teachers have really settled into their projects. So it was a privilege to have 3 students from Kelvin Hasch’s woodworking program at Greely High...

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    New FabLab at North Carolina Central University

    by  • November 26, 2014

    North Carolina Central University, a HBCU located in Durham, NC, introduced its new FabLab to the Board of Visitors on Thursday, Nov 20, 2014.  A new sign, designed by University Architect Tim McCullen and fabricated by on a ShopBot by Sallye Coyle, greeted the Board as they came down the hall of the Mary...

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    Adventures Of A High School CAM Class: Episode 7

    by  • November 13, 2014

    My name is Eva Bondgien and I am from the Renaissance Academy.  We recently received a ShopBot CNC machine and are excited to learn about computer aided manufacturing from our teacher Kyle Stapleton. The project we just worked on was the creation of a cribbage board for the local craft fair.  Using a different...

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    (STEM to STEAM) 3D Design and Fabrication Club!

    by  • October 4, 2014

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    Hey there!  It’s been too long since I last posted but I wanted to update you on some exciting news going on at my school.  My Art Teacher friend (Louie Aragon) and I have finally gotten around to cleaning out a space for a new 3D Design and Fabrication Club.  We have been working...

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    Adventures Of A High School CAM Class: Episode 6

    by  • September 29, 2014

    My name is Eva Bondgien and I am from the Renaissance Academy.  We recently received a ShopBot CNC machine and are excited to learn about computer aided manufacturing from our teacher Kyle Stapleton.  Our first project was V-Carving plaques of our names with an image we chose.  Using V-Carve was a great first step...

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