3d printing in the classroom

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Winbo’s Super Helper 3D Printer is a Helper in the Classroom

3D printers are becoming more common in classrooms around the world, and that’s an encouraging sign. It’s widely agreed that children in school today will need to have at least…

Shining 3D Releases EinStart-C 3D Printer Along with a New Educational Package

Every year in January, attendees at CES get to see some of the newest technology from a variety of industries, including 3D printing. It’s always an exciting show that introduces a…

Skriware and Dartmouth College Team Up to Deliver 3D Printing and Robotics Education

There are a growing number of 3D printing companies that put education among their highest priorities, and that’s a wonderful thing, as there can never be too many organizations working…

3D Printing in a Secure STEM Environment: MyStemKits & D3CRYPT3D Announce Partnership

As 3D printing dives deeper into the educational system, dedicated teachers are increasing their focus on the STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) / STEAM (including art) curricula, providing students with…

3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Megan Finesilver, 2nd Grade Teacher, Speaker and Curriculum Developer, Colorado

Every educator knows that teaching is more than a full-time job. The hours dedicated to their work go far beyond the traditional 9-5, 40 hours a week framework, to say…

3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Jacek Kawalek, High School Teacher and 3D Printing Expert, Poland

Jacek Kawałek is a 3D printing proponent in an area that hasn’t, so far, fully embraced the technology – at least not on an educational level. While Poland is home…

3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Jayda Pugliese, 5th Grade Teacher with a STEAM-Focused Classroom, Philadelphia

Jayda Pugliese is a young—and already award-winning—teacher who can serve not only as an inspiration to the fifth-graders she is teaching, but also to the rest of the world. The…

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…

Middle School Students Design and 3D Print Container to Hold EIS Academy Experiments During Suborbital Rocket Launch

Classroom experiments are usually pretty interesting, and even fun…unless you’re dissecting a rat in biology class, of course (that was not a fun day for me, or the rat). A…

3Doodler Matching Campaign: Over 260 Schools Across America Receive 3D Printing Pen Bundles

Just after its fourth birthday, 3D printing pen company 3Doodler saw its kid-friendly 3Doodler Start take top spot at Toy Fair 2017, when it was named the Toy of the Year. WobbleWorks LLC,…

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…

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…

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…

How a 3D Printed Robot Can Teach Kids to Code

Applied computing technology has progressed to a level that requires greater programming effort to continue advancing for the benefit of humanity. Many grade school students are showing passion for learning…

Airwolf 3D Attends 2016 Annual California STEM Symposium: Eva Wolf Participates in Learning Through Making Presentation

Airwolf 3D is a 3D printer manufacturer well-known for their dynamic presence within the industry, from introducing new hardware to offering hackathons and educational 3D printing weekend workshops for professionals….

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…

Dremel 3D is Looking for a Few Good Teachers for the Idea Builder Ambassador Program

A couple of weeks ago, Dremel 3D continued their push for 3D printing education with the release of the Idea Builder 3D40 App, a mobile application to enhance their classroom-oriented Idea…

YSoft Unveils eDee 3D Printer & New Release of YSoft SafeQ Platform

I remember when I was in middle school and we received our first computer. Cloistered away in a special room, students were treated to short introductory sessions. I’m not sure…

Thinking Beyond the Desktop: University Libraries are Turning to Fusion3 Industrial 3D Printers to Make a Makerspace that Will Last

For the 3D printing industry, 2014 was defined primarily by the major printer manufacturers moving quickly and aggressively to educate the public on 3D printing and to get their desktop…