3d printers in schools

School Guide to Offset the Invisible Threat in Fused Filament 3D Printing

School classrooms are ideally positioned to make the most of 3D printing technology, benefiting students by giving them new learning possibilities and encouraging creativity and innovation. However, it can also…

Interview with Gina Scala of Stratasys on 3D Printing in Education

Gina Scala is in charge of marketing Stratasys’ education efforts. She also is in charge of marketing the company’s entry-level F123 series 3D printers.The education market is huge for 3D…

PrintLab and CREATE Education Team Up to Support 3D Printing in UK Schools

Global 3D printing distributor and curriculum provider PrintLab, based in the UK, is on a mission to support the adoption of 3D printing in schools with the help of its…

Careers in 3D Printing

It’s not just a fad. Explore how people are using 3D printers in their careers and why it’s important to teach the next generation about this growing technology. When speaking…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 3, 2017

For this month’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with some 3D printing education news, then moving on to business and an aerospace industry announcement. MakerBot technology…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 17, 2017

We’re covering 3D printing files, 3D printers, business, projects, and programs today in 3D Printing News Briefs. MyMiniFactory now supports the 3MF file format, and an interior design company created…

3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Phil Hall, Product Design Teacher, UK

3D printing is making its way into educational curricula around the world. As more students gain access to technological training early in their educations, the younger generations will be more…

3D Printing: Spotlight on Educators

As the 3D printing industry continues to advance, certain themes are arising that inform the roadmap ahead. Education represents one of the most significant keys to the future of additive manufacturing,…

GE Additive Education Program Selects Over 400 Schools to Receive 3D Printers, Impacting Over 180,000 Students Around the World

GE, well known as a big-name end-user and additive manufacturing innovator, has invested around $1.5 billion in manufacturing and additive technologies. The company acquired a 75% stake in Concept Laser and…

3D Printing in Education: How Can 3D Printing Help Students?

3D printing is often discussed in education. Many schools, educators and education authorities are evaluating the technology for possible applications. 3D printing is often cited as a STEM tool or…

35 Schools Awarded 3D Printers Thanks to Dremel’s #LearnMakeGive Contest: Educators Tell Us What Winning Means for Their Students

When I was in middle school shop class, we engraved plastic keychains. There was no design to them other than settling on the brief text we wanted and ensuring we…

Dremel’s Holiday #LearnMakeGive Contest: Up To 50 Winning Schools Will Each Receive Two Dremel 3D Idea Builder 3D20 3D Printers

Not all companies understand just how important 3D printing can be for the classroom quite like Dremel. Although they’re well-known for their successful handheld rotary tools, they were one of…

Getting Started With 3D Printing in the Classroom

3D printing is a low-cost approach to learning perfectly suited for classrooms. A 3D printer is a powerful and versatile tool to have as its use inspires planning, design, testing and…

3DTECH in Schools Program Makes Hungarian Students the Ones to Watch for Future Design & 3D Printing Excellence

Hungarian schools aren’t just stepping up education in general, they are serious about 3D printing, and about to outdo many countries if their ambitious plan succeeds. With their ‘3DTECH in…

Staples “Thanks a Million” Teachers by Donating $425,000 in 3D Printers Nationwide

The office supply chain store Staples is no stranger to the world of 3D printing. They’re currently selling 34 different 3D printers from a dozen different companies, including MakerBot, 3D…

New Matter Announces Recipients of Educate and Inspire Grant, Donates $200,000 in 3D Printers and Supplies

Teachers, no matter what discipline or age group they work with, share two major goals: to educate, and to inspire. The more idealistic among them may believe that the two…

Danwood Group Initiates 3D Printer Rental Program for UK Schools

There are plenty of crises in the United States right now. Economic inequality, obesity, drought, Donald Trump – if you’re for some reason looking for something to worry about, there’s…

New Matter to Donate $200,000 Worth of 3D Printers and Supplies to US Schools

CES 2016 events have begun in Las Vegas! The consumer technology symposium, which runs until the end of the week, always attracts a lot of big names, and this year is no exception….

Makers Empire Launches Pilot Program to Get 3D Printing Education into South Australian Primary Schools

It’s pretty much universally agreed upon that 3D printing education is vital in schools from early elementary through college levels. Most kids in school today will encounter 3D technology in…

Montclair, NJ to Outfit Entire School District with 27 MakerBot Replicator 3D Printers via ‘Buy Two, Get One’ Promotion

From snowy Steamboat Springs all the way to the sunny Florida Keys, I’ve spoken recently with so many people whose kids are using 3D printers in their schools. It’s often…

MakerBot Announces Winners in School #WeNeedaMakerBot Giveaway

As the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) curriculum continues to be a major focus for teachers, education administrators, and education companies, we see more and more schools seeking opportunities to incorporate…

Level Up Village Introduces 3D Printing to Children Around the World

3D printing is becoming more of a staple in colleges, but it’s starting to make its way into elementary school curricula as well. Level Up Village, a pioneering program running…

What Would a 3D Printer Mean to Your School? Students Answer to Win $5K Grant & Stratasys Mojo 3D Printer

The multitude of impacts and efforts being put forth via 3D printing often pertain to very serious sectors, and subjects as doctors, scientists, and designers use the technology to create new…

MakerBot 3D Printers May Be Headed to Almost 1,000 Brooklyn Schools

We all know the importance of 3D printers within the education arena. As the technology makes its way into schools around the planet, new applications and curricula continue to be…