Author Archives: Aaron

Monthly Maker Workshop – CAD Dojo

HackRVA trained beginners of AutoCAD in the CAD Dojo.  The CAD Dojo uses repetition and scaffolding in a video-game inspired level system to drill students on common commands for drawing in AutoCAD. This method forgoes the stickier parts of the … Continue reading

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Non-Traditional Learning at HackRVA

Let it be known! A serious amount of non-traditional learning has occurred at HackRVA this year and continues to go on! I’ve most recently been attending Jonathon’s amazing QT C++/Frameworks class. It’s the closest thing that I’ve seen to an … Continue reading

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RVA Makerfest – Teaching Richmond to Solder

We’re teaching Richmond to solder at the upcoming RVA Makerfest! Pictured above is the custom “blinky badge” designed by HackRVA. We’ll be using it to teach makers of all ages the wonderful art of soldering. And they’ll get a sweet … Continue reading

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Maker Workshop Series – Arduino Bots

An awesome Arduino Workshop happened for July’s HackRVA Workshop Series! They night started calm enough, learning some basic Arduino skillz.. but then later, as the learning escalated, they ended up battling it out in a demolition event using the Arduino … Continue reading

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