3d printing education

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

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 a working knowledge of 3D printing in order to be able to fill the growing number of jobs that involve the technology, and the more […]

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 a working knowledge of 3D printing in order to be able to fill the growing...
Shining 3D Releases EinStart-C 3D Printer Along with a New Educational Package

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 wealth of new products, and over the course of the rest of the year, we get to watch as those products slowly roll out, going […]

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 wealth of new products, and over the course of the rest of the year, we get to...
Skriware and Dartmouth College Team Up to Deliver 3D Printing and Robotics Education

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 to educate young people in the 3D printing skills that will be so badly needed in the workforce of the future (and present). One of […]

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 to educate young people in the 3D printing skills that will be so badly...
From 3D Printing to the Factory Floor: Professor John Hart Tells Us About MIT's Upcoming Additive Manufacturing Course

From 3D Printing to the Factory Floor: Professor John Hart Tells Us About MIT's Upcoming Additive Manufacturing Course

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is well known for living up to its name as a center of technological education and research, and additive manufacturing is one of the myriad areas of technology that the university focuses on. It’s a pretty safe bet that any 3D printing course offered at MIT is going to be […]

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is well known for living up to its name as a center of technological education and research, and additive manufacturing is one of the myriad areas of technology that the university focuses on. It’s a pretty safe bet...
3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Megan Finesilver, 2nd Grade Teacher, Speaker and Curriculum Developer, Colorado

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 nothing of the levels of energy the work requires. It’s all the more impressive, therefore, that Megan Finesilver does all that she does. In addition […]

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 nothing of the levels of energy the work requires. It’s all the more impressive, therefore,...
European Additive Manufacturing Strategy Offers Expert Input for Policies of the Future  

European Additive Manufacturing Strategy Offers Expert Input for Policies of the Future  

3D printing and the world of additive manufacturing were an undeniably lawless realm at first. As uses for the technology have grown over the years though, and both industry and consumers are involved, guidelines have become more important. The European Association of the Machine Tool Industries (CECIMO), in watching out for the interests of their […]

3D printing and the world of additive manufacturing were an undeniably lawless realm at first. As uses for the technology have grown over the years though, and both industry and consumers are involved, guidelines have become more important. The European Association of...
3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Jacek Kawalek, High School Teacher and 3D Printing Expert, Poland

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 to several successful 3D printing companies, the country’s school system has no official 3D printing curriculum at the high school level, and that’s what Kawałek, […]

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 to several successful 3D printing companies, the country’s school system has no...
How University of Florida Researchers are Using 3D Printing and Digital Fossils to Improve Education

How University of Florida Researchers are Using 3D Printing and Digital Fossils to Improve Education

A recently conducted case study on the effectiveness of utilizing 3D printing technology to teach intricate subjects within science to young students showcases what researchers from the University of Florida have been working on in a National Science Foundation-funded program called iDigFossils that offers curriculum on intricate subjects such as evolution and climate change through the […]

A recently conducted case study on the effectiveness of utilizing 3D printing technology to teach intricate subjects within science to young students showcases what researchers from the University of Florida have been working on in a National Science Foundation-funded...
3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Barbara Taylor-Harris, 3D Artist & 3D Pen Curriculum Developer, UK

3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Barbara Taylor-Harris, 3D Artist & 3D Pen Curriculum Developer, UK

Barbara Taylor-Harris is a UK artist who sees the importance in passing her knowledge down to the younger generations. With a focus on developing curriculum for those interested in 3D printing, and more especially, the 3D pen, Barbara understands the need for an emphasis on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics)-based learning, as well as […]

Barbara Taylor-Harris is a UK artist who sees the importance in passing her knowledge down to the younger generations. With a focus on developing curriculum for those interested in 3D printing, and more especially, the 3D pen, Barbara understands the need for an...
3D Printing in Education: MakerBot Introduces Cloud-Based Platform for Google Chromebook Classrooms and MakerBot Educators Guidebook

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 world of 3D printing education, from introducing a new 3D printer geared toward educational users and opening up numerous MakerBot Innovation Centers at universities and […]

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 world of 3D printing education, from introducing a new 3D printer geared toward...
America Makes Invites Educators to Submit 3D Printing Curricula for InnoCentive Challenge

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 rising to the challenge, though not all of them have the resources to implement the technological education that all children so badly need. Many adults, […]

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 rising to the challenge, though not all of them have the resources to...
Full STEAM Ahead in Russia as FabLab Polytech Scientists Create 3D Printing DFKits for Schoolchildren

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 simplicity and potential for innovation seem to make obvious sense for students of all ages who intuitively take to 3D design and printing. We see […]

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 simplicity and potential for innovation seem to make obvious sense for students of all...
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...
New Matter to Deliver MOD-t 3D Printers to Challenger Learning Centers

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 on a space tourism flight, and that’s okay. But today’s kids are getting the chance to experience space without ever leaving Earth, thanks to sophisticated […]

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 on a space tourism flight, and that’s okay. But today’s kids are getting the...
PrintLab and Free_D Partner to Bring 3D Printing Education to Disadvantaged Women in India

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 up 3D printing labs and teachers to educate themselves so that they can educate students. PrintLab’s educational outreach goes far beyond the traditional classroom, however. […]

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 up 3D printing labs and teachers to educate themselves so that...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Poppy Lyttle, Former Education Specialist at MakerBot, Educational Advisor for 3DPrint.com's Design Courses

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 she taught was called “3D Printing Engineering Principles in Fusion 360,” and she started off by answering questions about Tinkercad, and then moving into a demo […]

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 she taught was called...
3D Printing in Sri Lanka Continues to Grow with Help from RCS2 Technologies

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 a single 3D printer manufacturer, but while RCS2 Technologies may be only one company, they’ve done the work of many. We took a look at RCS2 […]

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 a single 3D printer manufacturer, but while RCS2 Technologies may be only one company,...
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...
Hong Kong Polytechnic University Opens Largest 3D Printing Research Facility in the Region

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 growth of the region’s 3D printing industry and market. According to PolyU, its University Research Facility in 3D Printing (U3DP) is the largest 3D printing […]

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 growth of the region’s 3D printing industry and...
Robo 3D Partners With Major Electronics Reseller Promevo to Further 3D Printing in Education

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 billion EdTech market in the US. EdTech, one of the largest niche technology markets along with Fintech and Insuretech, is experiencing a rapid demand toward […]

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 billion EdTech market in the US. EdTech, one of...
MakerBot Presents New Grant Resource Guide for Educators Looking to Add 3D Printing Technology to the Classroom

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. From elementary school all the way up through college and university, schools around the world need to invest in the education of their students, and […]

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. From elementary school all the way up through college and university,...
Submit Your 3D Printing Project for a Chance to Win $500 from 3D Hubs' Student Grant 2017

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 lately, a resource for students. Last year, the company launched their Student Program, giving students 25% off 3D prints, and now 3D Hubs is introducing […]

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 lately, a resource for students. Last year, the company launched their Student...
3D Printing, VR & AR: HP Teams Up with Yale to Develop Blended Reality Applications for Educational Settings

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, allows users to translate physical objects into 3D models simply by placing them on a 3D scanning bed in front of the Sprout computer monitor. […]

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, allows users to translate physical objects into 3D models simply...
New Delhi 3D Printing Startup Botshape Technologies Hosts MBA Student Delegation

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 class, but the trip was also a fantastic educational experience – our group had the opportunity to see two professional shows, take a short class […]

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 class, but the trip was also a fantastic educational experience – our group had the opportunity to see two...
Last Chance to Register for 3DPrint.com's Beginner Design for 3D Printing Course!

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 free and inexpensive 3D models available online that you’re likely to be able to find just about anything you need if you look hard enough, […]

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 free and inexpensive 3D models available online that you’re likely to be able to find just...

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