3d printers in schools

3D Printing News Briefs: November 3, 2017

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 is being used in every school in a single New Jersey school district, while Praxair has introduced an additive manufacturing grant for North American universities. […]

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 is being used in every school in a single New Jersey...
3D Printing News Briefs: October 17, 2017

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 a 3D printer animagraph to explain how 3D printers work. A university in Australia has purchased the DragonFly 2020 Pro, and EnvisionTEC announced a new […]

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 a 3D printer animagraph to explain how 3D printers work. A...
3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Phil Hall, Product Design Teacher, UK

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 prepared for the higher-tech future ahead of them. A well-educated workforce, after all, is the best way to overcome a lingering skills gap as technologies […]

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 prepared for the higher-tech future ahead of them. A well-educated...
3D Printing: Spotlight on Educators

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, both for the next generation of innovators currently in their formal schooling years and for adults, either as working professionals who would benefit from bringing […]

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, both for the next generation of innovators currently in their...
GE Additive Education Program Selects Over 400 Schools to Receive 3D Printers, Impacting Over 180,000 Students Around the World

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 76.15% of Arcam AB last year, as the company set about moving forward with bold moves in additive manufacturing. It also developed additive applications across six […]

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 76.15% of Arcam AB last year, as the company set about moving...
3D Printing in Education: How Can 3D Printing Help Students?

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 something that can assist teaching staff. It is early days yet, but we will evaluate some of the things you could do in education today […]

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 something that can assist teaching staff. It is early days yet, but we...
35 Schools Awarded 3D Printers Thanks to Dremel's #LearnMakeGive Contest: Educators Tell Us What Winning Means for Their Students

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 didn’t get our preteen fingers caught in the heavy machinery. Kids today are also able to create their own personalized keychains — but they do […]

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 didn’t get our preteen fingers caught in the heavy machinery. Kids today are also able to create...
Dremel's Holiday #LearnMakeGive Contest: Up To 50 Winning Schools Will Each Receive Two Dremel 3D Idea Builder 3D20 3D Printers

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 the first nationally recognized brand names to adopt 3D printing, and released their 3D Idea Builder Printer back in 2014. This April, they announced the second […]

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 the first nationally recognized brand names to adopt 3D printing, and...
Getting Started With 3D Printing in the Classroom

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 many other talents essential to today’s careers. 3D printing embodies the concepts of iterative design as students evaluate and re-design creations. The process encourages higher thinking and […]

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 many other talents essential to today’s careers. 3D printing embodies the...
3DTECH in Schools Program Makes Hungarian Students the Ones to Watch for Future Design & 3D Printing Excellence

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 Schools’ program, the plan is not just to get kids interested in technology, but to put a 3D printer in every Hungarian educational institution within […]

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 Schools’ program, the plan is not just to get kids interested in...
Staples “Thanks a Million” Teachers by Donating $425,000 in 3D Printers Nationwide

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 Systems, and XYZprinting, just to name a few. This year, Staples will be celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week in an extremely special way. From May 2-7, […]

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 Systems, and XYZprinting, just to name a few. This year, Staples will be...
New Matter Announces Recipients of Educate and Inspire Grant, Donates $200,000 in 3D Printers and Supplies

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 are synonymous, and while they can be, they certainly aren’t always. I was less than inspired by algebra, for example, though literature, art, and many […]

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 are synonymous, and while they can be, they certainly aren’t always. I was less than...
Danwood Group Initiates 3D Printer Rental Program for UK Schools

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 a long list of crises to choose from. One particularly worrisome crisis is the education crisis. No matter where you live, you’re going to find […]

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 a long list of crises to choose from. One particularly worrisome...
New Matter to Donate $200,000 Worth of 3D Printers and Supplies to US Schools

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. Tomorrow marks the official opening of the show floor with its multitudes of exhibitors, which include major corporations as well as small startups. One of […]

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. Tomorrow marks the official opening of the show floor with its multitudes of...
Makers Empire Launches Pilot Program to Get 3D Printing Education into South Australian Primary Schools

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 their careers, no matter what industry they go into. As the technology evolves so rapidly, it’s critical to familiarize children with it as early as […]

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 their careers, no matter what industry they go into. As the technology...
Montclair, NJ to Outfit Entire School District with 27 MakerBot Replicator 3D Printers via 'Buy Two, Get One' Promotion

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 surprising to hear about in the more remote locations, but 3D printing is hot, and a wide range of grants are available in education, as […]

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 surprising to hear about in the more remote locations, but 3D printing is hot, and a wide range...
MakerBot Announces Winners in School #WeNeedaMakerBot Giveaway

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 3D printing into their curriculum as well. MakerBot is trying to do its share here, and it has just announced the winners in its #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 3D printing into their...
Level Up Village Introduces 3D Printing to Children Around the World

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 in over 65 schools in 12 states, is offering programs featuring CAD and 3D printing to grade-schoolers. Level Up schools utilize the STEAM (STEM + arts) […]

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 in over 65 schools in 12 states, is offering programs featuring CAD and 3D printing...
What Would a 3D Printer Mean to Your School? Students Answer to Win $5K Grant & Stratasys Mojo 3D Printer

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 products meant to change our worlds, and often save lives too. But the flip side is that in allowing the creative spirit to soar a […]

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 products meant to change our worlds, and often save lives too. But the flip...
MakerBot 3D Printers May Be Headed to Almost 1,000 Brooklyn Schools

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 developed to ensure that future generations are up to speed with this incredible technology. While thousands of 3D printers have been set up in public […]

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 developed to ensure that future generations are up to speed with this incredible...
3D Printing  & Education Case Study -- Steamboat Springs HS Builds MakerSpace, Adds LulzBot Taz5 3D Printers

3D Printing & Education Case Study -- Steamboat Springs HS Builds MakerSpace, Adds LulzBot Taz5 3D Printers

As the magic of 3D printing is spread far and wide across the globe, many students are lucky to be getting in on the ground floor of a budding technology that provides a skillset in high, high demand by many highly respected corporations with empty seats and a need for creative, innovative minds. It’s also […]

As the magic of 3D printing is spread far and wide across the globe, many students are lucky to be getting in on the ground floor of a budding technology that provides a skillset in high, high demand by many highly respected corporations with empty seats and a need...
All 49 Baltimore Diocese Schools to Receive 3D Printers & Launch 3D Printing Curricula

All 49 Baltimore Diocese Schools to Receive 3D Printers & Launch 3D Printing Curricula

Today, students as young as third graders in Baltimore Catholic schools like Phil Lathroum’s St. Philip Neri classroom are learning how to use 3D printing technology for complex projects like making prototypes for community layouts. In these projects they study communities and their dynamics in order to find ways to better serve their needs in terms of areas like […]

Today, students as young as third graders in Baltimore Catholic schools like Phil Lathroum’s St. Philip Neri classroom are learning how to use 3D printing technology for complex projects like making prototypes for community layouts. In these projects they study...
Pasadena’s Art Center College of Design's New Mcor IRIS 3D Printer Excels in Case Study of Affordability & Quality

Pasadena’s Art Center College of Design's New Mcor IRIS 3D Printer Excels in Case Study of Affordability & Quality

The future of technology just keeps arriving in waves, one after the other, continually improving and offering different benefits — layer after layer — just like the magic of 3D printing itself. The Mcor IRIS is one such wave of the future in 3D printing as the material to feed into this machine is so wonderfully available — […]

The future of technology just keeps arriving in waves, one after the other, continually improving and offering different benefits — layer after layer — just like the magic of 3D printing itself. The Mcor IRIS is one such wave of the future in 3D printing as the...
The Vector 3: Sleek 3D Printers and Full Coursework Packages with Assembly by Students

The Vector 3: Sleek 3D Printers and Full Coursework Packages with Assembly by Students

More excellent news regarding 3D printing for schools and students: Sebastian Conran and publisher Eaglemoss have partnered up to bring schools a substantial and comprehensive 3D printing package. While it’s becoming less rare to hear of schools getting involved in 3D printing and hosting competitions, inspiring and educating students about the technology, often schools have one 3D […]

More excellent news regarding 3D printing for schools and students: Sebastian Conran and publisher Eaglemoss have partnered up to bring schools a substantial and comprehensive 3D printing package. While it’s becoming less rare to hear of schools getting involved in 3D...
NJ Students Design 3D Printed Handle to Enable a Disabled Classmate to Open Her Locker

NJ Students Design 3D Printed Handle to Enable a Disabled Classmate to Open Her Locker

Sometimes physical activities which might seem like simple, everyday tasks are more difficult than they appear for some people. A senior at Newton High School in New Jersey, Justin Hermann, is one of those who take notice of the people around him, and Hermann used 3D printing to lend a hand to a fellow student. […]

Sometimes physical activities which might seem like simple, everyday tasks are more difficult than they appear for some people. A senior at Newton High School in New Jersey, Justin Hermann, is one of those who take notice of the people around him, and Hermann used 3D...