3D Printing in Education
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Why I use 3D printing in the classroom (and why you should too!) | Ultimaker

Why I use 3D printing in the classroom (and why you should too!) | Ultimaker | 3D Printing in Education | Scoop.it
Grace Bennett, a middle school teacher from Brooklyn, shares why teachers should get started with 3D printing.
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Teaching Blind Students with 3-D Prints

Teaching Blind Students with 3-D Prints | 3D Printing in Education | Scoop.it
The technology turns abstract ideas into tactile teaching aids for the visually impaired
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New England Maker Summit Today at U of Hartford, CT

New England Maker Summit Today at U of Hartford, CT | 3D Printing in Education | Scoop.it
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oday: TEC is at the New England Maker Summit at the University of Hartford with Keynote Speaker Dale Dougherty, Widely considered “The Father of the Maker Movement"! 1:30-8:00pm go to website for more info: http://whymakingmatters.com/
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WeAreTeachers: The Non-Tech Teacher’s Guide to Using a 3D Printer

WeAreTeachers: The Non-Tech Teacher’s Guide to Using a 3D Printer | 3D Printing in Education | Scoop.it
How to use a 3D printer in your classroom, even if you're not a tech teacher.
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Good info and great advice in this article!
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Back-to-school GoFundMe promotion gives every classroom a $50 bonus

Back-to-school GoFundMe promotion gives every classroom a $50 bonus | 3D Printing in Education | Scoop.it
Technology News & Innovation in K-12 Education
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Proven: 3D Printing is Easy, if You Let Kids Try

Proven: 3D Printing is Easy, if You Let Kids Try | 3D Printing in Education | Scoop.it
For many adults, 3D printing is a challenging process to attempt, but this
isn’t so if you introduce the technology at an early age. 
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MakerGirl: Piquing Rural Girls' Interest in 3D Printing

MakerGirl: Piquing Rural Girls' Interest in 3D Printing | 3D Printing in Education | Scoop.it
While the integration of 3D printing technology has changed the face of 'shop class', the sex based disparity in those using the new shop equipment remains the same.
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Makerworks - A Haven for Students

Makerworks - A Haven for Students | 3D Printing in Education | Scoop.it
"A Makerspace for students, by students", is very fitting for this project, an all all-access Department of Mechanical Engineering (MechE) makerspace from MIT. This community space offers ways to make as well as ways to measure protoypes and anything else a student may need. The MakerWorks project was first set up by a group of
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Hand of Grace

Grace, a 3rd grader in the Penn-Harris-Madison school corporation, was born with only part of her right arm. In December of 2014, Madison Elementary Schoo
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Great inspiring video to show your students about a group of high schoolers who 3D printed a prosthetic arm for a little girl in their community:
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The Critical Importance Of 3D Printer Maintenance

The Critical Importance Of 3D Printer Maintenance | 3D Printing in Education | Scoop.it
For those readers who have a 3D printer, how often do you perform
maintenance on it? Oh, you don’t? Watch out for problems if so. 
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German University Opens Student Run 3D Printing Café - 3D Printing Industry

German University Opens Student Run 3D Printing Café - 3D Printing Industry | 3D Printing in Education | Scoop.it
On Wednesday the 27th of April, a student run 3D printing and repair café at the Technical University of Berlin (TU) opened its doors for the first time. It is designed as a creative space to facilitate 3D printing for anyone who wants to be involved, students and non-students alike.  The café can be used …
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This is very interesting article about how 3D printing and repair café at the Technical University of Berlin (TU)
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Northwestern University Researchers 3D Print First-Ever Functional Ovary

Northwestern University Researchers 3D Print First-Ever Functional Ovary | 3D Printing in Education | Scoop.it
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Student Wins Again with Envisioneer! | Technology Education Concepts, Inc

Student Wins Again with Envisioneer! | Technology Education Concepts, Inc | 3D Printing in Education | Scoop.it
First Place Winners from the 2016 SkillsUSA Regional Competition at Northeast State in Blountville, TN Congratulations to Hampton High School Students
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2017 Best 3D Printer Guide

2017 Best 3D Printer Guide | 3D Printing in Education | Scoop.it
Looking for the best 3D Printers? The 2017 3D Printer Guide is the most comprehensive resource today, based on 8624 reviews from verified 3D printer owners.

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3D printing and scanning in schools gives life to biology

3D printing and scanning in schools gives life to biology | 3D Printing in Education | Scoop.it
Schools in Victoria, Australia are now using 3D printing to understand biology like never before. This application of additive manufacturing allows young students to visualize the basics of anatomy by via 3D printed replicas of skulls and bones from a wide diversity of species. The Australian schools are using an online library called
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Ultimaker 3 | Technology Education Concepts, Inc

Ultimaker 3 | Technology Education Concepts, Inc | 3D Printing in Education | Scoop.it
It's here. Accuracy, complexity, consistency - 3D printing is about to evolve. Now create complex geometries and achieve remarkable design
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Meet the New Ultimaker 3 3D Printer!
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Makers Empire runs 3D Printing Comp for students

Makers Empire runs monthly 3D design and printing competitions for school students to help introduce them to 3D printing. This month's competition is dedicated to K-year 8 students.This month's competition includes free prints for all school students who enter and design their very own Shoebee. A Shoebee is a decorative 3D printed charm that attaches to your
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A 3D Printing competition for K-8 graders!
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100(ish) Educational 3D Printing Projects Released by MyStemKits

100(ish) Educational 3D Printing Projects Released by MyStemKits | 3D Printing in Education | Scoop.it
For schools, classrooms and educators this could be a lifesaver in
September: a monstrous selection of 3D printing projects from MyStemKits.
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Desired 3-Ds - Hometown Weekly Newspapers

Desired 3-Ds - Hometown Weekly Newspapers | 3D Printing in Education | Scoop.it
Desired 3-Ds - Hometown Weekly Newspapers | Every Home… Every Week
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Dover Town Library (MA) hosts 3D printing workshops using online CAD software and an Ultimaker 3D Printer!
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Tiny 3D Printed Cameras with Enormous Potential

Tiny 3D Printed Cameras with Enormous Potential | 3D Printing in Education | Scoop.it
3D printing has has a presence in the medical industry since the 1980s for modelling body parts that are otherwise untouchable without invasive surgery, but research into the potential of this technology is bringing clinicians closer to getting a good look up close at the real thing. Instead of scans, what about injecting a camera
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"A group of German researchers [from the University of Stuttgart] have been working on a complex lens system that is small enough to fit inside a syringe, and applications aren’t just limited to the medical industry." - 3dprintingindustry.com
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Ultimaker Makes the Case for 3D Printing Bone Models for Surgical Pre-Planning

Ultimaker Makes the Case for 3D Printing Bone Models for Surgical Pre-Planning | 3D Printing in Education | Scoop.it
One of the fastest growing applications for 3D printing is in the medical industry where doctors are discovering the power of surgical pre-planning using 3D printed replicas of their patient's body.
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Grateful for Grants - Ephrata Review

Grateful for Grants - Ephrata Review | 3D Printing in Education | Scoop.it
The Cocalico High School technology education department on April 18 was the proud recipient of a $3,430 grant from the Dart Foundation to purchase a 3-D printer and accompanying supplies for the 2016-17 school year. Though the 3-D printer will be housed in the technology education department, students in physics classes and the gifted program …
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Lucky recipients of a new Ultimaker 3D Printer compliments of the Dart Foundation!  Happy 3D Printing!
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Fab labs to launch in early childhood programs

Fab labs to launch in early childhood programs | 3D Printing in Education | Scoop.it
TIES has made a commitment to bring early childhood Fab Labs to schools, daycares, museums and other settings serving the country's youngest learners. 
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Ultimaker 3D Printers | Technology Education Concepts, Inc

Ultimaker 3D Printers | Technology Education Concepts, Inc | 3D Printing in Education | Scoop.it
World Class 3D Printers ULTIMAKER 2+ ($2,499 US) ULTIMAKER 2 EXTENDED+ ($2,999 US) ULTIMAKER 2 GO ($1,199 US) Famous for it’s excellent reliability,
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World Class Award-Winning ULTIMAKER 3D Printers Now Available from TEC!
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Students Launch Campaign to Provide African Hospitals with 3D Printing “Mini Factory”

Students Launch Campaign to Provide African Hospitals with 3D Printing “Mini Factory” | 3D Printing in Education | Scoop.it
Inspired by the medical benefits that 3D printing technology could provide to areas of humanitarian crisis, 15 students from the Rome-based Massimiliano Massimo Institute have teamed up with 20 volunteers and 69 additional students from the local “Making 3D Printers” class to launch a crowdfunding campaign to provide 3D printing technology to two hospitals in Africa.
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