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3D Printing Across a Middle School Curriculum

Date of broadcast: 
Thu, 06/16/2016
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One of the newest technologies being applied in K12 STEM coursework today is 3D printing, which helps to fuel creativity, problem solving and project-based learning while exposing students to tools they may use later in their careers. 3D printing can also be used at the middle school level to prepare students for more advanced work in high school.

Attend this web seminar to learn how educators in the Valley Middle School of STEM, part of ISD 196 in Minnesota, have integrated 3D printing across the curriculum to the further the mission of the school, helping students become more creative thinkers, makers and problem solvers, and the keys to implementing 3D printing at the middle school level.

Topics will include:  

  • How 3D printing works
  • Ways to enhance middle school curriculum through 3D printing projects
  • How 3D printing supports STEM learning
  • How 3D printing increases student engagement

Scheduled speakers:
Luke Podmers

Multimedia Tech/Engineering Teacher
Valley Middle School of STEM
ISD 196, Apple Valley, Minnesota

Brian Martin
Multimedia Tech Teacher
Valley Middle School of STEM
ISD 196, Apple Valley, Minnesota

Gina Scala
Director of Marketing, Global Education
​Stratasys

Who will benefit:  District administrators interested in 3D printing at the middle school level. Anyone may attend.