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3D Printing in Education

3D Creationist: Teaching Children to Build a Better Tomorrow

November 8, 2016

3D Design App Inspires Creativity in this Estonian School Adults, especially teachers and parents, often wonder … what will tomorrow look like and what should we teach children to improve our society, inspire creativity, ensure financial success, and so on? If we look at trends happening in the world of technology at the moment, two of the […]

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3D Printing Innovate & Educate Challenge: Share Your Lesson and Win!

October 15, 2016

Win a FormLabs Printer Package – Contest Runs Through Nov. 30 Educators at every level play a critical role in creating learning environments that expose students to inspiring experiences within Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM). In celebration of Manufacturing Day, Formlabs invites innovative, creative educators to develop and submit lesson plans on 3D […]

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4 Essential Tips for Successful 3D Printing Lessons and Projects

October 12, 2016

Image Source  As More Schools Bring 3D Printers into Libraries, Maker Spaces and Classroom, Teachers Need to Consider how to Leverage This Intriguing new Technology in Lessons, Lectures, and Projects. The number of schools that are using 3D printers for education is rapidly rising. Even though the prices of 3D printers are decreasing, most schools still […]

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9 Educational Technologies That are Most Exciting Right Now (2016-17 Update)

September 27, 2016

As we Settle into Another new School Year, These Technologies are Poised to Make a Difference I find it fun this time of year to think about how things have evolved since we started the last school year (when I wrote this similarly themed post). Which technologies have been getting more attention from teachers, and […]

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Universities Partnering with Others to Transform Education and Change Lives With 3D Printing

September 26, 2016

3D Printing is not Some Future EdTech Vision Hoping to be Realized — Educators are Using it in Amazing Ways Right now. From engineering to art, 3D printing technology inspires students to innovate. In the classroom, educators create immersive learning experiences, using hands-on technology to bring lesson plans to life. In the lab, 3D printing […]

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12 Emerging Educational Uses of Technology That are the Most Exciting Right Now

September 14, 2015

As we Enter a new School Year, Which Uses of Technology Hold the Most Promise to Impact Learning? Well, it’s that time of year again … the start of a new school year. With it often comes the irresistible urge to make another list, or even better … many lists! Lists help us to plan, […]

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21 Cool Things Teachers and Students Have Built With 3D Printers!

July 2, 2015

Image courtesy of Facebook, Robohand Affordable 3D Printing is Inspiring Creativity in Teachers and Students Across the Globe With the explosion of 3D printing in schools around the world, the variety and impressiveness of things that students and teachers are printing with this powerful technology grows every day. Check out all these different objects that […]

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3D Printing can Inspire Collaboration and Innovation In Many Academic Subject Areas

September 23, 2014

A PSA to Parents & Teachers: Three Ways To Utilize 3D Printers with Kids for Educational Purposes As 3D printing continues to go mainstream, printers will become commonplace in schools and homes as they encourage hands-on learning. Just as the iPad made its way into classrooms across the nation, future generations will grow up with […]

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Who is Responsible for 3D Printing and Print Jobs at Your School?

August 22, 2014

If You’re Using 3D Printing, who Manages the Process at Your School? Is it Faculty? IT? The Library? Do you have a 3D printer in your school? We just bought our first 3D printer at The College of Westchester, and we’re getting familiar with it. One thing we find ourselves wondering is … how are […]

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3D Printing – Coming to a Classroom Near you (Sooner Than you Think)!

March 13, 2014

3D Printing is less Costly and More Readily Available Then Most People Realize. Did you know that you can buy a 3D printer from for $1200 and start creating thousands of different items in your home or classroom today. Seriously – here’s a link to the FlashBorge 3D Printer on Amazon ($US 1,199.00 as […]

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