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9 SECRETS to 3D printing that are essential to every STEM classroom 🤫💭

Oct 7, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Sara Siener posted in STEM Curriculum Resources, Social-Conscious STEM, STEM Tools, STEM Education Tools, Promoting Interest in STEM, STEM Extracurricular Activities, Create and Maintain Your Makerspace, STEM Learning Methodologies, Education Technology

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Authors, S. Torta and J. Torta, share a few of their secrets that they have acquired from years of building and remodeling 3D printers in their book, 3D printing: An Introduction. This brother and sister duo want their technological insights to help people in education and industry who desire to improve their understanding of 3D printing.

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Designing a School Makerspace

Jul 22, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Neal Snapp posted in Create and Maintain Your Makerspace

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Makerspaces are becoming more and more popular within schools, providing hands-on experience to students of all disciplines and promoting creative thinking and problem solving. In order for you to maximize the potential of your desired makerspace, it is beneficial to first consider these vital questions while designing the space.

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Mobile Makerspace in STEM Education

May 20, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Neal Snapp posted in Create and Maintain Your Makerspace

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Makerspaces offer students hands-on experience and allows them to practice what they’re taught in lectures. In this post, we’ll explore the idea that making your makerspace mobile can help benefit students the most! What do we mean by “mobile”? In addition to being portable, we’re suggesting you make use of mobile technologies, as well!

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Tips on Improving Your Teaching Makerspace

May 13, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Neal Snapp posted in Create and Maintain Your Makerspace

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Having a makerspace in your classroom gives students an incredible opportunity to grow. Not only does it help them exercise creativity and idea generation, but it allows them to physically create something and go home with a product they are proud of. It doesn’t hurt that it’s fun, too. To make sure your students are getting the most out of your class, here are three quick and easy tips to improve your makerspace.

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Making Your Makerspace Purposeful

Apr 15, 2019 11:05:00 AM / by Neal Snapp posted in Create and Maintain Your Makerspace

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A classroom makerspace gives your students valuable hands on experience and encourages them to think creatively. But not all makerspaces are created equal, and it’s your job as an educator, to determine how to make the best of yours.

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