Two weeks ago, a few of us SMASHcasters attended the Maker Faire Bay Area in San Mateo, an event dedicated to showcasing all types of technological advancements. SMASHcast had its own booth in the Do-IT-Yourself Learning tent at the fair. While there, we were responsible for interviewing both bystanders and the people running the booths about the role of technology in education.
Last Sunday, Smashcasters were invited to document and interview attendees of Maker Faire in San Mateo. Maker Faire is an exhibition of various inventions in science and technology. It was held at the San Mateo Event Center, where exhibitions were classified into different locations by type of invention. The Smashcast team was stationed in the Do-It-Yourself Pavilion, where they explored their surroundings while taking the time to learn about the different projects and interview attendees and “Makers.” The “Makers” are the inventors of projects and were available to the public.
On Sunday May 20,2012 Smash Cast had the honor of the attending the innovative event of the year, Maker Faire in San Mateo, California.
Recently Smashcast has attended the Maker Faire wear we were asked to create a video with interviews to see what the Maker Faire do it your self pavilion is all about.We had gone to the Maker Fair this past Sunday and we had an amazing time. There wear many booths around us all with a different purpose and activity. Some of the most interesting included hands on activities. Some having simple materials
Early Sunday morning, May 20th, the Smashcast team headed down to San Mateo where the Maker Faire was being held. The Maker Faire is an annual event where hundreds of creative inventors, known as the “Makers”, come together and show one another what they have to offer to the world. Click read more for the full details…
Stand back, TI-84, the new generation of graphing calculator is on its way. DESMOS, developed by Eli Luberoff, started out its life as “Tutor Trove”, but later found its way to its current name, DESMOS. DESMOS is a revolutionary online calculator complete with the capabilities of a traditional TI-84 and additional features that surely surpass the superiority of the TI-84. The DESMOS interface allows you to easily embed images and videos and color-code your graphs and equations. It is also comprised of an embedded chat box where many people can virtually collaborate with what happens on the DESMOS interface.