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BBC Micro:bit Changes Coding for the Better!

Every once in awhile there is something new that hits the marketplace that has the chance to make teaching coding more accessible to all...

Fizzbits – Add Fun to Your Maker Creations

Whether you build with paper or design something to print in 3D, the simple addition of a USB charged fizzbit vibrating motor can make...
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Tinkercad – More Useful Than You Might Think

This article was originally published on Steve Dickie's High School Maker blog. For years my goto CAD solution for designing parts to be 3D printed has...
3D Printing

Practical 3D Printing Applications

If someone told me five years ago that, in 2017, I would be using a 3D printer every week (if not every day), I...
SketchUp Pro

SketchUp Pro licenses for K-12 Michigan Public Schools

Did you know that MACUL is the exclusive distributer of FREE K-12 public school SketchUp Pro license keys in the state of Michigan? This...
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Seesaw in the Classroom – the “Magical Unicorn” App?

Sometimes in education, it feels like we are searching for the "next best thing", the app that can do it all. Whether it's trying...
Students talking with author Bill Harley

Skype in the Classroom

Last year I received a 2016 MACUL Grant, and I launched my funded project of building two carts to create a Skype in the...
3D printed Binary coins. Image courtesy of Steve Dickie.

3D printing with Programming

If you’ve ever taught a computer science course you know that at some point all the coding and debugging can really feel like a...
Sway and One Note icons

Don’t Stop Believin’… in Microsoft

When we were first approached to learn about how Microsoft could be used in the classroom, our first initial thought was “Why we have...

Let’s Collaborate! Apps and Websites that Foster Co-Engagement

The research on pedagogical strategies for effective teaching clearly finds that children construct knowledge and grow cognitively through social interactions. In literacy learning educators...