MakerBot Rolls Out Certification Program to Train Teachers to Develop Their Own 3D Printing Curriculum
“For the last two years, desktop 3D printer mainstay MakerBot has had a special focuson education, from helping current professionals further their 3D printing skillsto introducing a new 3D printer that was geared toward professional and educational users. The company has opened many of its MakerBot Innovation Centers in high schools and universities across the country, and its 3D printers are also being put to good use in classrooms overseas.
Of course, teachers can’t properly teach their students about 3D printing if they themselves don’t know much about the technology. Thingiverse Education, owned by MakerBot, makes it easy for teachers to get access to over 400 innovative 3D printing lesson plans and other learning tools, but the company has also been helping educators learn more about 3D printing usage in the classroom, with the introductions of its cloud-based My MakerBot 3D printing platform for Google Chromebook classrooms and helpful grant resource guide last year…”
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