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The Resurgence of 3D Printers in Modern Learning Environments

The Resurgence of 3D Printers in Modern Learning Environments

Written by David

June 17, 2019

Once a novelty in many classrooms and makerspaces, 3D printers are again flourishing as valuable classroom tools thanks to advanced technology , lower costs and more products and services geared toward K–12 education. Both manufacturers and educators are leveraging the benefits of 3D printers in education . 3D modeling and printers can bring almost any educational concept to life, while building practical skills such as problem-solving, creative coding and design. PRODUCT REVIEW: Dremel DigiLab 3D45 3D printer offers simple and speedy creation. 3D Printing Engages Students A study by Macquarie University in Australia and educational technology company Makers Empire confirms what’s easy for educators to observe — 3D lessons engage students , enabling them to learn advanced concepts and skills. A recent article in Additive Manufacturing offers a wide-ranging literature review of the studies on 3D printing in the classroom. While there’s a great deal of information to digest, […]


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