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Chicago Magnet School to Launch $40,000 3DP Lab - 3D Printing Industry

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A new 3D printing lab at a Chicago magnet school will use the technology to teach braille to blind students.
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3ders.org - 3D printing to dominate STEM education within 3 years | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

3ders.org - 3D printing to dominate STEM education within 3 years | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | 3-D printing in STEM education | Scoop.it
A new report from the NMC Horizon Project has identified the 12 emerging technologies will have a significant impact on STEM+ education over the next one to five years.
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The future of STEM education is upon us, it is time for teachers and their classrooms to begin adapting to better meet the needs of the students.

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3D printing and coding to become "standard" in schools

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National curriculum revisions see kids as young as five learning to code (How long until additive manufacturing, 3D printing and coding become compulsory in schools? Sooner than you think!
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3D printing will be directly related to student's futures, and the sooner we as educators adapt what we are doing the more students will benefit. 

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3D Printing and Math Common Core Standards

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With 3D printers becoming increasingly accessible to schools, 3D printing can be a fun and powerful way for teachers to meet math common core standards.

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Separating Facts from Fiction About 3-D Printing

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Separating Facts from Fiction About 3-D Printing by Knowledge@Wharton, the online business journal of the Wharton School.

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Don Dea's curator insight, August 12, 2013 11:48 PM

"The excitement may be exceeding the reality, at least in the near term," he notes. But Whitehouse ponders a future in which consumers would make a purchase online and the retailer would send down the digital design for buyers to print out at home. "If you ever get to that stage, you could almost be close to teleportation, except it's an inanimate object."

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nsf.gov - National Science Foundation (NSF) Discoveries - Fabricating the Future: 3-D Printing Molds New K-12 STEM Model - US National Science Foundation (NSF)

nsf.gov - National Science Foundation (NSF) Discoveries - Fabricating the Future: 3-D Printing Molds New K-12 STEM Model - US National Science Foundation (NSF) | 3-D printing in STEM education | Scoop.it
NSF's mission is to advance the progress of science, a mission accomplished by funding proposals for research and education made by scientists, engineers, and educators from across the country.
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Students need the exposure to the technologies of the future so they can better prepare for the post-secondary world they will be entering.

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3-D Printing in the Classroom - EdTechReview

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Through this great edtech infographic get to know what is 3d printing, who’s using 3d printing in the classroom, and why schools should use 3-D printing.

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The applications for STEM education are out there, and with the NGSS coming soon, the time to implement new technologies is now.

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3D printers and robotics head for the classroom

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TEC's curator insight, January 31, 2014 2:22 PM

As mentioned at the recent BETT (British Educational Training and Technology) 2014 Conference, 3D Printing is one of the "notable technological developments coming to education."

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Chicago to Open City's First Free Pop-Up 3D Printing Lab :: Culture :: News :: Paste

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The Chicago Public Library is opening a fabrication lab next month. The “maker space” will offer free access to technologies and creative tools like 3D printers, laser cutters and a variety of design software.

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Dennis T OConnor's comment, February 26, 2014 8:13 PM
I'd love to hang out in this lab and see what folks are making. Truly cutting edge tech!