Month: March 2014

March 27, 2014

Hacking the Pen

Several years ago I had the privilege to work with Dr. Carl. Technically, Dr. Carl was our site technician meaning that he was there to help keep our computers up and running. In reality he is an educator who is as passionate about education technology as I am. He was interested in Maker Education before […]

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March 20, 2014

World 3D Printing Expo

Recently I had the privilege of attending the World 3D Printing Expo in Burbank, California. I was invited to attend and participate on a panel to discuss 3D printing in the classroom. The entire event was a fantastic experience. The first session I attended was on how to fund 3D printing in the classroom. A […]

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March 13, 2014

Explaining 3D Printing

I love explaining 3D printing to people who have never really been exposed to it before. As I share all of the incredible things you can do with a 3D printer their facial expressions ¬†go from bewilderment to pure imagination. I’m also amazed at how some people see the possibilities it presents to some while […]

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March 7, 2014

3D Printed Entomology

When I first got the 3D printer my mind swam with different ideas of how to use it in my classroom. You can see my first brainstorm here. I find the process of choosing what actually gets used in the classroom to be interesting. I thought I had some really good ideas, and some were […]

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