3d printing education

3D Printing in Education: MakerBot Introduces Cloud-Based Platform for Google Chromebook Classrooms and MakerBot Educators Guidebook

Last year, MakerBot announced that it was shifting its focus from the consumer to the professional and educational, and has been working hard to continue making strides in the wonderful…

America Makes Invites Educators to Submit 3D Printing Curricula for InnoCentive Challenge

As 3D printing technology continues to advance, many people are trying to play catch-up. Everyone agrees that education is vitally important, starting as early as possible, and many schools are…

Full STEAM Ahead in Russia as FabLab Polytech Scientists Create 3D Printing DFKits for Schoolchildren

3D printing is a technology most adults are mesmerized and awed by. Many children today, though, already take it for granted as an accepted process for creating things. Both its…

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,…

New Matter to Deliver MOD-t 3D Printers to Challenger Learning Centers

Most people alive today won’t ever get the chance to go to space – that’s just a fact. Most of us aren’t astronauts, or wealthy enough to catch a ride…

PrintLab and Free_D Partner to Bring 3D Printing Education to Disadvantaged Women in India

British company PrintLab is all about education. A provider of 3D printing products to both schools and businesses, PrintLab is known for its classroom curricula and initiatives, helping schools to set…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Poppy Lyttle, Former Education Specialist at MakerBot, Educational Advisor for 3DPrint.com’s Design Courses

If you took our month-long, Formlabs-sponsored Beginner Design for 3D Printing course in March, it’s likely that you remember 3D printing educator Poppy Lyttle, the educational advisor for 3DPrint.com’s design courses. The session…

3D Printing in Sri Lanka Continues to Grow with Help from RCS2 Technologies

Although 3D printing isn’t new to Sri Lanka – the technology was introduced to the country a decade ago – it’s been slow to spread. Sri Lanka is home to…

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…

Hong Kong Polytechnic University Opens Largest 3D Printing Research Facility in the Region

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), one of the most highly ranked technology universities and research institutions in Asia, has officially launched a 3D printing research facility to facilitate the…

Robo 3D Partners With Major Electronics Reseller Promevo to Further 3D Printing in Education

California-based 3D printer manufacturing company Robo 3D has partnered with leading education technology (EdTech) provider and major Chromebook reseller Promevo to further the incorporation of 3D printing into the $8…

MakerBot Presents New Grant Resource Guide for Educators Looking to Add 3D Printing Technology to the Classroom

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: teachers work really hard every single day for their students, to foster a learning environment that is safe, interesting, and educational….

Submit Your 3D Printing Project for a Chance to Win $500 from 3D Hubs’ Student Grant 2017

3D Hubs has become more than just a network of 3D printers. It’s become a trusted source of consumer reporting for the 3D printing industry, a facilitator of social engagement, and…

3D Printing, VR & AR: HP Teams Up with Yale to Develop Blended Reality Applications for Educational Settings

In 2014, HP not only announced their entrance into 3D printing, but also introduced the concept of “blended reality” with the unveiling of the Sprout, a platform that, among other features,…

New Delhi 3D Printing Startup Botshape Technologies Hosts MBA Student Delegation

During spring break of my junior year at college, I visited London for a class I was taking on the history of theatre. Not only did I really enjoy the…

Last Chance to Register for 3DPrint.com’s Beginner Design for 3D Printing Course!

One of the great things about 3D printing is that you can utilize it without needing sophisticated design skills – or any design skills at all. There are so many…

3D Printing in STEM Education: Hacking the Raptor Reloaded to Create the Grab-Tor

When I was a kid, eons ago, I got a toy that was a plastic grabber on the end of a stick, controlled by squeezing or releasing a whole hand…

Igniting Innovation Challenge: 3Dexter Encourages Students and Teachers to Develop Creative 3D Printing Lesson Plans

When it comes to company missions, 3Dexter has one of the best. The Delhi-based service bureau wants to change the Indian education system by providing experiential learning and comprehensive technological…

Why Are Trending 3D Printable Models So Popular?

When you first google and research 3D printing you are introduced into a world of innovation and engineering. A place where people are pushing the limits of the technology to…

There’s Still Time to Register at a Discounted Rate for 3DPrint.com’s Online Beginner and Advanced 3D Design Courses!

A lot of our readers are experienced in 3D design and printing, whether at the professional or hobbyist level. Many more, however, are interested in the technology but have little…

“I Knew I Was Worth It” – YouthQuest Participants Tell How 3D Printing Changed Their Lives as 3D ThinkLink Initiative Celebrates Graduate Milestone

While 3D printing saves lives in obvious ways through its many medical applications, it also has the ability to alter the course of lives, particularly young ones. Last year, we…

3D Printing is a Powerful Tool for STEAM Education

In a study conducted by researchers at Michigan State University, it was found that scientists who win the Nobel Prize are also nearly three times as likely to have a…

The Ultimaker Pioneer Program’s Education Challenge Announces List of Winners

Few things can fire people up more than the thrill of a competition. There are some folks who just play games or participate in activities to have fun, but then…

Despite Leadership Shakeups, MakerBot Wants You to Know They’re Doing Just Fine

While MakerBot may be one of the most prolific and recognizable 3D printer manufacturers in the world, they’re no stranger to upheaval. The company has had four different CEOs in four years,…