I'm Aaron, a Media Arts / Technology teacher for a K-8 Creative & Performing Arts Academy.
Before I did this, I was a Visual Arts teacher.
I'm very much into #DIY, #STEM, #STEAM, #DnD, #photography, the #Maker movement, and the idea that artists should be fairly compensated for the work they do (vs reposting said work without even attribution).
My politics lean left, but I don't talk about that much here.
I'm a widower.
I talk about games on @Crash.
Things I Try To Not Do (A non-comprehensive list) Show more
*"Follow-for-follow." Life's too short to clutter my timeline.
*Post, boost, or favorite profanities. Yes, even the ones included in super-insightful posts. My students can find me.
*Post, boost, or favorite copyright infringement or endorsements of the same. Copyright law needs reform, sure, but it is still used to protect artists. If you're punching down and up at the same time, You're still punching down.
Natural Disaster, Mozambique Show more
Rapidly rising floodwaters have created "an inland ocean" in Mozambique endangering many thousands of families, aid workers said Tuesday as they scrambled to rescue survivors of Cyclone Idai who clung to rooftops and trees. Hundreds were dead, many more were missing and thousands were at risk in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.
Paper "On Air" Light Box
Oh, I am so making one of these.
"Earbud Buddies," A.K.A. custom cable management.
Examples are made with 3D printing and laser cutting, but designs could be made the "old fashioned" way as well.
"Scrappy Circuits" made by taking apart tea lights from the dollar store and adding cardboard, paperclips, binder clips, and a bit of foil.
Yesterday my Media Arts majors did a test printing of a t-shirt design. I was a little worried that cardstock would be too thick to use as a stencil, but fortunately fabric is flexible enough for this to not be an issue.
When we're done, each student will have their own unique design on the front and a common design on the back.
The alt text in this comic about file formats made me visibly cringe.
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