3d printed educational tools

3D Printing Tools for Treating Dyslexia

Dyslexia is not an uncommon disorder, and it affects only writing, not speech or any other aspect of life. It is frequently diagnosed in early childhood, and specialized teaching devices…

3D Printed Models Help Students Gain a Better Understanding of DNA Behavior

In a paper entitled “Visualizing the Invisible: A Guide to Designing, Printing and Incorporating Dynamic 3D Molecular Models to Teach Structure-Function Relationships,” a group of researchers from the University of…

3D Printed Kits Help College Students Understand Complex Concepts

3D printed models can help anyone learn, from preschool students to doctors. In a study entitled “Modeling Antibody-Epitope Interactions with 3D Printed Kits in Large or Small Lecture Courses,” a…

3D Printing to Learn: Winners Announced for Envision the Future Design Challenge

After the stunning success of the Within Reach 3D Design Challenge brought about impressive winning designs in 2016, e-NABLE, MatterHackers, and Pinshape wanted to keep going, and see what would happen with…

Envision the Future: Design a 3D Printed Educational Model for the Visually Impaired

Last year, a large team effort was launched by the 3D printing community to help one woman. The Within Reach 3D Design Challenge, led by MatterHackers, e-NABLE, Pinshape and Ultimaker, challenged…

3D Printing Technology Emerges as Tool to Teach Visually Impaired Students

3D printing technology has proven useful for a number of commercial and personal endeavors, but it has had an especially profound impact on those with various disabilities and impairments. For…

3D Printing Revitalizes Montessori School’s Hands-On Alphabet Set

Danish expat, Washington, D.C.-area resident, and maker Mathias Hansen put his many tech-related skills to work in the interest of making learning the alphabet more fun for young Montessori school…

Roll these 3D Printed Dice & Up Your Music Theory Game

We follow many different cases of how incredibly helpful 3D printing can be in education, as well as how integrated it is becoming in classrooms these days due to the…

MyStemKits Launches New Kickstarter Campaign for 3D Printed STEM Education Manipulables

Educational theorists have long known that there are many different ways to learn about the world around us and an even wider variety of styles of learning for individual students….

Teachers Are Using 3D Printed Manipulatives to Help Children Understand Math

It’s all about a “hands-on” approach for a group of California teachers who are using what they call “manipulatives,” toys and tools to help kids learn by doing with 3D…

My Stem Kits Set to Launch 3D Printed STEM Educational Product on Kickstarter

A group of artists, technology specialists, and educators committed to bringing instructional 3D printing tools to K-12 education say they feel learning is most effective when students can actually feel…