printer maker MakerBot
is hosting a free virtual summit on 3D printing and other STEM topics
in education this Thursday, Jun. 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern
will feature educators and students taking the online stage to show
how the technology has changed their learning.
and presentations include:
the Future Women Leaders," in which Jackie Blizzard, Director
of Curriculum at Girls
and Andrea Zermeño, Education Lead at MakerBot, will discuss
empowering young women with the skills they need to become leaders
and the role STEM plays in their success.
for the Job Market: 3D Printing as a Necessity in Education,"
with high school teacher Peter Wachtel and MakerBot VP of Education
Dottie Stewart providing best practices on how to use 3D printing to
help students develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
days of 3D Printing in the Classroom: From Certification to
Integration," with elementary school teacher Jessica Pfau and
MakerBot Product Manager Allison Mazzetti sharing guidance on how to
integrate 3D printing into the classroom.
Workshop: When STEM Becomes STEAM," to provide teachers with
"everything they need to know to get started with 3D printing
with their students," from the use of Tinkercad
to how designs evolve into 3D-printed objects.
from Knick-Knacks to Cross-Curricular Projects with 3D Printing,"
Director of Technology, Kevin Rinaman, helping attendees learn how
to link curriculum to 3D printing and teach students creative
thinking using the technology.
registration for the event is available on
the MakerBot website.
About the Author
Dian Schaffhauser is a former senior contributing editor for 1105 Media's education publications THE Journal, Campus Technology and Spaces4Learning.
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