Pfun Times at Maker Pfest!

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We had a great time at Maker Pfest this past Saturday! The Pflugerville Public Library is a beautiful community space and we were pleased to see so many excited visitors at Maker Pfest. Abdulkarim and Arami, both part of the UTeach Maker program, staffed the event. Abdulkarim talked to visitors about the golden ratio calipers and how this ratio shows

Everyday Superhumans

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Whoo hoo!  I’m so pleased for MathHappens to be on the roster of this fun podcast along with Josh Ransom of the Nature and Science Center.  Everyday Superhumans features not for profits and the things they do in Austin.  This was my first podcast and I’m currently looking for a voice coach : )  Read their newsletter and link to

We made some math – browse our collection here!

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We have been hard at work on our MathHappens Catalog! The document is not nearly done and is only an initial, rough draft of what we hope to design into a polished, published version we can have on the website and hand out as a physical copy.  We hope to provide these items to as many interested teachers and educators as

Upcoming Blog Posts!

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Aside from working on our MathHappens Catalog, we will soon be posting blog entries about our highly successful recent events. These include: the Shadow Puppet Workshop, Maker Faire, MathHappens @ The Bullock, Austin’s first math festival in a history museum, and our navigation field trips with middle and high school students. Below is a sneak peek at some of the pictures from these events. Shadow

Post-Field-Trip Fun at International High School

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We had lots of fun taking our math activities to International High School. The premise: About 150 students went on a field trip while all the other students were taking their STAAR test. However, the field trip was only about a half-day. So our job was to bring math activities to give the students something to do while they spent

First Time Screen Printing Shirts!

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Part of getting ready for MathHappens @ The Bullock on May 6th involves having T-shirts we can wear before, during, and after the event; before to get the word out, during so event staff can be identifiable, and after to have a souvenir from the event. Our friend, Alex Morrison, brought a couple screens along with ink, while Abdul gathered a