Exploratory Learning: Materials
NEISD teachers and librarians have access to all attached documents. Please log in to your NEISD Google account before clicking on the links.
What is Stop Motion? This website includes guides to using stop motion animation in a makerspace, classroom lesson plans, and student challenges. Student challenges include: scripting, storyboarding, set building, filming, sound, titles & credits.
DEMCO Maker Supplies
DEMCO has added a catalog of maker supplies. Many of these items are difficult to find from other approved vendors.
- Makedo Cardboard Construction Tools and Accessories
- meeperBOT 2.0
- Coding activity sets
- Button maker machines (including 1")
- Collaborative mosaic activities
- Storage options
Dash & Dot
Ozobot Bits are recommended for Elementary/Middle school. Marker coding is more consistent.
Ozobot Evo are more recommended for Secondary, as the coding is different.
3D Printing Resources
Are you looking for ways to integrate 3D printing into curriculum? There are many resources already out there. Here are a few suggestions to get started.
We have problems with the motors breaking on these kits. The company is out of Cypress and has been very cooperative about replacing the part, but it takes time, and will only be honored for the first year of use.
Demco has assorted sets of makedo, which are plastic nuts & screws, with tools to attach together cardboard scraps to build recycled constructions. Contact vendor directly for quote.