• Fakey Fakey! An Arduino-Based DIY Makey Makey

    When I was introduced to Makey Makey at a workshop hosted by a friend of mine last year, I saw great potential to spice up my English lessons. Then I saw the price tag.

    After a little research, I found this great instructable about how to make your own Makey Makey using an Arduino Leonardo. Besides the cost of the Leo, you can make a device that emulates most of the Makey Makey’s functions for a couple of bucks!

    I made one and it worked OK, but I found a way to make it better.…

  • A DIY Remote Control Arduino Recording Sign for OBS!

    A little rough around the edges, but it gets the job done!

    In the lesson I teach this semester, I have 50 minutes to take a group of around 14 fourth-graders that I haven’t seen since last semester and produce a video of them making a weather forecast. Due to the layout of the room, last year when I taught this lesson I was constantly running from the control section of our green screen studio to the recording area. So, this year I decided to make a remote controller.…