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  • Build Session

    This is a TOM@University Playbook Recipe, which shows how to have a build session. Build Sessions are short one-time or ongoing activities in which TOM products are customized, manufactured, and delivered to Need-Knowers. This is a great activity for students who want to get more making experience under their belts.

  • TOM in the Classroom

    This is a TOM@University Playbook Recipe, which explains how to integrate TOM into the classroom. By using this resource, you can understand how to integrate TOM into an already existing course with minimal effort.

  • Online Makeathons

    This is a TOM@University Playbook Recipe, which describes how to organize an Online Makeathon. Online Makeathons are virtual spin-offs of the traditional Makeathon, which allows teams to meet remotely with their Need-Knowers to brainstorm a solution together.

  • On-Site Makeathons

    This is a TOM@University Playbook Recipe, which explains how to have an On-Site Makeathon. On-Site Makeathons are the TOM flagship activity, in which 5-10 teams of Makers and Need-Knowers co-design and prototype open-source solutions. Each team is represented by a Need-Knower and tries to solve their neglected challenge.

  • Building Your TOM@University Community

    This is a TOM@University Playbook Recipe, which explains how to build your TOM community.

  • TOM@University Playbook

    This is a 60-page resource that describes TOM and TOM@Uni and provides 'recipes' for creating TOM activities. The TOM recipes include Makeathons, online Makethons, TOM in the classroom, build sessions, and more. TOM@University Playbook

  • TOM Global Inspiration: TV, Books, & More

    This is a compilation of TOM Global team member recommendations of television, books, and more. Use them as inspiration, and always feel free to add your own ideas! TOM Global Inspiration: TV, Books, & More

  • Sponsors/Funders Outreach Emails

    These are outreach email templates designed to help you reach out to potential funders or sponsors. You can use this to reach out to potential sponsors or funders for funds to help support and grow your TOM community. Make a copy of either template below and edit accordingly to suit your needs. Sponsors/Funders Outreach Email (Existing Community) Sponsors/Funders Outreach Email (New Community)

  • Faculty Outreach Emails

    These are outreach email templates designed to help you reach out to university faculty. You can use this to reach out to university faculty to support your community, join your event, or to help you with a certain task. Make a copy of either email template below and edit accordingly to suit your needs. Faculty Outreach Email (Existing Community) Faculty Outreach Email (New Community)

  • Makers/Volunteers/Students Outreach Emails

    These are outreach email templates designed to help you reach out to students, volunteers, or Makers. You can use this to reach out to Makers, volunteers, or students to build your community or join you at an event. Make a copy of either email template below and edit accordingly to suit your needs. Makers/Volunteers/Students Outreach Email (Existing Community) Makers/Volunteers/Students Email (New Community)