This week’s selection is “Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom” by Sylvia Martinez and Gary S. Stager.
The new UltiMaker just announced their first product: MakerBot SKETCH Large.
Stratasys has introduced a “certification program” for those involved with their FDM 3D printing technology.
This week’s selection is “Making Simple Robots: Easy Robotics Projects for Kids Using Everyday Stuff” by Kathy Ceceri.
Prusa Research launched a new service, “Prusa Education”.
There are moves underway to develop additive manufacturing operations in Ukraine, and we believe everyone should pitch in to help.
Stratasys announced a new “loyalty and discount” program for their service bureau clients.
Charles R. Goulding and Warren Buzzell Jr. look at the use of 3D printing at Sweden’s KTH technical university.
Our lab has been very busy lately, this time testing the Creality Sermoon V1 Pro desktop 3D printer.
Charles R. Goulding and Johnson Jiang examine how a 3D printing lab helped transform Cooper Union.
Students from USC’s engineering school are making free 3D-printed prosthetics for children through its USC 3D4E Freehand project.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and I say that a 3D printed object is worth a billion.
Charles R. Goulding and Arianna Coger look at how a children’s TV show pivot could make good use of 3D printing technology.
Creality announced not one, but four new desktop 3D printers with added intelligence and convenience.
Creality is building a strong relationship with Brazil through an international space program.
MakerGear announced a very different kind of 3D printer for students, the Micro 3D Printer Kit.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the use of 3D printing by Texas A&M students.
Printlab announced a a new assistive technology design challenge.
Howard University announced a partnership with Xometry to provide over US$900K in scholarships for mechanical engineers.
Digital Metal announced a partnership with Etteplan to expand their metal 3D printing business.
Photogrammetry software provider Capturing Reality announced a new educational license.
Last week Creality announced the “Space Robotics Project”, a venture intended to stimulate the minds of Brazilian schoolchildren.
This week’s selection is “The 3D Printing Cookbook: Tinkercad Edition” by David Seto.
Stratasys announced sweeping changes that place the company on a direct path to sustainability.
ss various ways in which companies and organizations are providing opportunities for a current and future workforce to foster and fine-tune their 3D printing skillset.
I had the opportunity to catch up with Eugene Suyu, Founder and CEO of Tinkerine.
This week’s question is about selecting 3D printers for education.
3D printing technology is evolving so fast that university supply chain programs and manufacturing supply chain departments need to have regular 3D printing continuing education.
Essentium announced an arrangement to provide AM equipment and expertise for aerospace research.
MakerBot announced a third edition for their well-regarded Educators Guidebook.
A new patch will celebrate Girl Scouts learning about additive manufacturing.
I’m reading a case study from Farsoon and it showed a not-so-direct route leading to additive manufacturing for production applications.
Ultimaker and America Makes have announced a new program to broaden access to 3D printers for female students across the US.
A new scholarship program from EOS North America is set to even the playing field for historically underserved students pursuing STEM education.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider rising interest in medical school – and how 3D printing might come into play educating our next generation of doctors.
Charles Goulding Jr. takes a trip through Bill Gates’ brain – and finds plenty of 3D printing.
I’m reading an interesting analysis of how educators could save cash by 3D printing their own learning aids.
The Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) at Boston University became the first dental school in the U.S.A. to install and implement a Carbon M series 3D printer.
Many businesses in the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, media and entertainment industries rely on Autodesk’s array of software and services to help deliver innovative solutions.
I spoke with Olli Pihlajamäki of miniFactory to find out how they work with additive manufacturing clients.
Ultimaker announced a new entry-level 3D printer, the Ultimaker 2+ Connect.
This week’s selection is “3D Printing and Maker Lab for Kids” by Eldrid Sequeira.
MakerBot recently released a report analyzing the use of 3D printing in education and its application across grade levels.
I’m reading a newsletter from Diabase Engineering and had a thought about how 3D printing will play out over the long term.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider the rising availability and practicality of formal higher education in additive manufacturing.
This week’s selection is ”Interactive maps for visually impaired” by physicist Sergei V. Bogdanov.
Charles R. Goulding and Alyssa Schneider take a look at the recently established US Digital Service Academy.
Associate Prof Wai Yee Yeong serves as Associate Chair (Students) at the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Nanyang Technological University Singapore.
SketchUp, the 3D tool many of us began learning 3D concepts from, has moved to a subscription payment model.
Printlab has introduced a new “student portal” that allows students to work online when learning about 3D printing.
A new online professional 3D printing course has appeared.
A noted 3D print expert is volunteering his time to provide online educational experiences.
If you’re a youngin’ whose neurons have just myelinated or an educator who’s responsible for bludgeoning their brain tissue with knowledge, there’s a 3D printer option you’ll want to add to your lab list – A RIZE 3D Printer.
MakerBot’s new Classroom product is set to shake up the education market for 3D printing significantly due to its features, price and most importantly, how it was designed and implemented.
MakerBot announced a surprise new product for the education segment: MakerBot Classroom, which includes the new SKETCH desktop 3D printer.
A young engineering student, Danielle Boyer, has developed an inexpensive robot targeted at educators and students, and soon there will be 150 of them heading to institutions.
STEMFIE is a new venture designed to offer 3D printable components to children to help them learn mechanics in the 21st century.
One HP MJF owner/operator has some direct thoughts on use of HP’s 3D printing technology for prototyping.
AstroPrint announced a new service dedicated to education, Astroprint For Education. The service allows an institution to effectively manage 3D printers in schools.
We speak with MakerGirl’s Executive Director, Mary Hadley, about the importance of early access to 3D printing.
What makes up a 3D printer for education? What features are best for 3D printing in the classroom? We made a list.
Two of the biggest conversations in 3D printing today have a lot in common.
We talk with Kunal Mehta, Head of Consulting at Blueprint, for a look into operations in a 3D printing consultancy.
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and STEAM (adding in the Arts) education is more important than ever for the next generation — but it isn’t always accessible, or equitable.
How can you learn additive manufacturing? Where can you get experience at a low cost? One state seems to have figured out a way to do so.
Raise3D announced a new 3D printer for the education market, the E2. Is this a good move? We take a close look.
How do businesses that might benefit from additive manufacturing actually start to reach toward those benefits?
Educators take note: AIrwolf 3D’s new EVO R 3D printer is priced right for educational markets, yet provides high-power engineering-level features.
Do you have 3D printers in your school? There are best practices for doing so, and this book explains how to use 3D printing in a classroom effectively.
Is it possible to have a particle accelerator on your desk? Yes, it is possible, thanks to the design of a 3D printed particle accelerator by a 17-year-old student.
Tinkerine is about to release their latest 3D printer, the DittoPro-R. Is it suitable for use in education and the classroom? We think so!
As with other leaps forward in science, technology, industry and culture, universities will play a central role in driving the Industry 4.0 disruption by transforming the entire culture of design and creating a new breed of 3D innovators.
What kind of 3D print technology should be used by students? Here we explain the advantages of using advanced technology to simulate real-life engineering environments.
Should educational institutions use their own 3D printers or instead use 3D print services? We examine advantages and disadvantages of each approach.
3D printed data models are helping the Sierra Leone government make decisions about educational policy.
Eighteen-year-old Tucker Sawyer of Hays County, TX, had a flash of inspiration while sitting in his high school chemistry class.
We had a long chat with MakerBot CEO Nadav Goshen about the current state of the company and its products.
Charles Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi of R&D Tax Savers discuss training needs in the growing 3D printing market.
MakerBot is taking a slightly different approach to introducing 3D printing to students, and I think it’s the right way.
XYZprinting is now accepting applications for its education program.
Rigid.ink has launched “The Institute of 3D Printing” to help those new to 3D printing become more successful.
More offerings continue to pop up for school-age 3D printing education.
A Girls 3D Print Club in Cincinnati, Ohio helps highlight STEM opportunities for students.
Robots, STEAM, and entrepreneurship: a chat with Danielle Boyer.
Robots, STEAM, and entrepreneurship: a chat with Danielle Boyer.
This week’s question probes the software required for schools using 3D printing.
GE Additive has opened applications for primary and secondary schools in its Additive Education Program.
Color 3D printing has never really taken off, but there may be a good reason why.
An interesting experiment at Howard University demonstrated a different way to learn about ancient Egypt.
This week’s question is about buying 3D printers for schools.
Lumi Industries’ Text to Braille Converter is a heartening use of open source software.
This week’s selection is “Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives on 3D Printing in Education” by Ieda M. Santos, Nagla Ali, and Shaljan Areepattamannil.
Dremel announced a new desktop 3D printer, the Dremel DigiLab 3D40 FLEX 3D Printer.
This week’s selection is “Mastering 3D Printing in the Classroom, Library, and Lab” by Joan Horvath and Rich Cameron.
Fusion 360 has been garnering a lot of buzz recently for its ability to combine a number of design tools into one holistic platform.