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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.
Implementing a new curriculum into your school is an exciting process, one where you observe changes being made to fossilized teaching strategies. Here, your school is finally able to observe how years of teamwork and planning will impact your educators and students.
Out with the old and in with the new!
You want this change to mean a job-well-done, allowing your team of educators and other professionals who created this curriculum to see achievement in their school.
But what happens after you close the book on this new curriculum and everything that you have planned these last two to three years is not turning out as you had hoped.
Rather, instruction becomes monotonous as you observe your colleagues and students lose their engagement in their classes.
Now you are left to wonder, what went wrong?
Coding is becoming more and more of a necessary skill to have in the workplace, but many schools are lagging behind on its implementation into the classroom. With how quickly technology is changing, it is difficult to keep up with the ever-evolving demand for coding. Educators, however, should understand just how important it is to teach coding to their students.
Problem solving is a necessary skill that helps students excel, not only in school but in their future careers as well. Utilizing problem solving exercises in your classroom is a fun and effective way to help your students learn how to analyze and tackle problems. Here are three that you can try: