Christine Mytko


Highlights from the Web:

  1. June 2014 BPC at the first-ever White House Maker Faire! (3Dpi, ALS news, Berkeleyside)

  2. January 2014 STEM Needs a New Letter (The Atlantic)

  3. December 2013 3D Printing in the Classroom: 5 Tips for Bringing New Dimensions to Your Students' Experiences (T.H.E. Journal)

  4. Summer 2013  Summer at the ALS = Opportunities for Teachers and Students (read our blog post detailing the experience)

  5. Spring 2012 Interview: How Teachers are Using Curriki

  6. December 2011 Tutor Corps Teacher of the Year Award

  7. September 2011 Iron Science Teacher, Exploratorium (San Francisco, CA) The secret ingredient = Chalk! (my "show" is from 24:00 - 39:25)

  8. August 2010 Interview: CC Talks with Christine Mytko: Open Education and Policy

  9. July 2010 Iron Science Teacher, Exploratorium (San Francisco, CA) The secret ingredient = Triangles! (my "show" is from 21:08 - 35:58)

Recent Science & Tech Student Maker Adventures:

  1. 7th Graders at LBNL’s Synchrotron Light Source - Read the story of how our 7th grade participated in a peer-review proposal process which led to the students becoming the first middle school users at the Advanced Light Source! (Nov 2013), winning two ribbons at the San Mateo Maker Faire (May 2014), and receiving an invitation to the first-ever White House Maker Faire (June 2014).

  2. Bay Area Science Festival - 3D Printing Booth at Discovery Days, (November 2013)

  3. Mini-Maker Faire Our (first!) maker booth at the East Bay Mini-Maker Faire (October 2013)

Recent Science & Tech Professional Adventures:

  1. August 2014 Participating in the National Summer Teacher Institute on Innovation, STEM, and Intellectual Property.

  2. Summer 2013 Summer IISME Fellowship in 3D Imaging & Printing at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab.

  3. July 2012 Participated in the Summer Institute for Middle School Teachers at The Center for Probing the Nanoscale at Stanford University. See blog.

  4. July 2012 Participated in the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions's Science Ambassador Program. See blog.

  5. December 2011 I purchased my first 3D printer! Read about it on my blog, Curriki's blog or the PrintrBot blog. Also, here's Brooke Drumm talking about our awesome students.

  6. July 2011 Attended Steve Spangler's Science at Sea - the "coolest field trip ever"! See blog.

Upcoming Presentations:

  1. Fall CUE: 3D Printing in Education & Augmenting Science Fairs and More: AR


  1. What Kids Say About Maker Faire (May 2013)

My Blogs

Post-Its and Ponderings*

about teaching and making

Celebrating Randomness*

in science and in life

Tales of a 3D Printer

3D adventures in middle school


* so many drafts, so little time...