Amid Covid: Teaching in a Pandemic

Week 1: Launch in 10,9…LAUNCH. Assignments online? Check…with 887 video tutorials I’ve made dating back to 2012. Students ready to complete work in a completely new way, taking on all time-management responsibilities? That one’s tricky. My 6 and 7 year old kids ready to sit still for hours doing work, letting me do my own […]

VR in Europe: Mr. Suter’s Grant-Funded Trip

“Design your dream professional development…” “…anywhere in the world, develop yourself as a teacher. Don’t focus on the students, focus on yourself as a professional.” Those are the paraphrased instructions of the Fund For Teachers grant I received in January 2019.It’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The Application I learned of FFT through a friend of mine,¬†Grant […]

SXSWedu – Game Design Presentations

The new “Game Design Pipeline: Start middle school or new high school students in Ready Maker (GetReady.io), a cute little brother to Unity Transition from Ready Maker in Unity’s Playground Project Use the new Unity “Learn” platform (Launching June 2019) to transition into Unity by learning: C# fundamentals Unity basics VR development ¬† Teaching Game […]

Choose Your Own Textbook

“Choose a non-fiction book to better yourself” These were the only instructions. Another opportunity afforded by the web design and photo-scanning work that we do has manifested; this time in the form of…”textbooks”. This did not need to revolved around technology or even entrepreneurship. The very process of them taking an honest look at what […]

Radio Advertising

Did some recording today for our radio adds to start next week. One is real, the rest are…yeah. Radio Ad (Connor): https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/grit9-bucket/connor_ad.mp3 Radio Ad (AnnaMarie): https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/grit9-bucket/anna+ad.mp3  

VR to 3D Print

Elida High School art teacher Mrs. Johnson created a mug on the HTC Vive in an app called MasterpieceVR, then Grit9 printed it on our Flashforge Finder 3D printer. It was so much fun that we decided to collaborate and have all of her sculpture art students experience the same process. They are using the […]

Great Expectations: The Year Ahead

Each team member was asked two questions, What do you want Grit9 to accomplish this year? What do YOU want to accomplish as an individual this year – not necessarily related to Grit9? Here are their thoughts… Mr. Suter Grit9 will: Be the reason 2 students get paid internship/work in their field. Have 30 students […]

Year in Review: Curry, Coconut, and Creatives

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