From Olduvai to Churyumov-Gerasimenko

  Instead of downloading and printing another Tardis from Thingiverse, we’re shaking it up a bit and exploring some of the affordances unique to the 3D printer. While making our own creations is a top priority for the DML Lab, we’ve also discovered some amazingly cool items that have been captured/rendered for educational use. On the left […]

HandAx copy


Elyse Eidman-Aadahl, Co-director, NWP, to speak Friday, 5/16, 3PM

Co-director of the National Writing Project Elyse Eidman-Aadahl will speak with Mount Greylock Regional School teachers and students on digital tools and communications technologies and how they enable connections for content creators around the world. Tune in Friday, 5/16, 3PM Eastern, for a Hangout with Elyse!

DML Lab visits Williams College maker lab

We had a great visit to the Williams College maker lab, where Michael Taylor showed us some of the work students have been doing on the RepRap printer they built this January. A RepRap self-replicates by making a kit of itself, printing its own parts. Taylor has been using dual extruders and two different filaments–PLA […]

Williams 3D lab


Let’s Build the 3D Printer

Instead of simply ordering a pre-assembled printer, the DML Lab students decided to purchase the pieces, then put it all together themselves. This was led primarily by Ethan, who has a knack for building. Each day we agreed on a course of action: who would do what, and who would find and follow the directions. […]