For my son’s 4th birthday he wanted a PJ Masks Gekko cake and of course, I clapped my hands in glee at the excuse to use the 3D printer to create some custom decorating tools! Gekko “scales” embossing tool I needed to create an embossing tool for the fondant to give the “scales” effect but […]
While highly informative, the majority of information taught in STEM courses can be rather abstract and technical. Unfortunately, this means that a lot of students will find it boring, which can decrease student engagement. According to Shelley Wright, an educator and Ph.D. student, “Starting in grade 6, student engagement begins to plummet, until about grade […]
Principal Chris Hopkins at Scarborough Public School is finding ways to step out of the mould and bring practical projects to his eager students. The "Enterpise" program incorporates 3D printing into a broader syllabus designed to instil entrepreneurship skills.
Paul is a passionate teacher and a great advocate for bringing advanced technology into the class room. Read about the changes he’s seen in his class room in just one term.
We are always super excited to get an opportunity to sit down with some of our customer schools and do a post-mortem on their experiences, lessons learned and successes. The following summarises one such conversation we’ve had with one of our earliest teachers. He has had enormous improvements in enrolment, attendance and engagement since bringing graphic design and […]
Here at Me3D we have been very vocal about the importance of bringing 3D printing into schools, not just narrowly in one or two fields but across just about all subject areas. The following article in SchoolNews really rang true with us and just starts to scratch the surface of ways that this amazing tech […]