How to make use of a Makerbot 3D Printer in Your School - Year II

A session at Bring IT, Together 2014

Friday 7th November, 2014

12:00pm to 12:50pm (EST)

People are still talking about 3D printing changing the world. But change doesn’t happen overnight. Join us as we share about our struggles and successes with our innovation project. (From positive networking with colleagues, and collaborative problem solving, to software and workflow issues and performance breakdowns)

We’re discovering that students need to completely rethink how they design things, to capitalize on the strengths (and address the limitations) of this process. We’re questioning how to allow kids to fail and experience the iterative process, while still working within the time constraints the 3D printer imposes within our current school model. And we’re pondering what exactly does it mean to bring a piece of manufacturing technology into school?

We’ll share about the ongoing development of a MakerSpace, and the building of pinball machines using the 3D printer as "just another tool in the shop".

About the speakers

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David Hann

Teacher & Life-Long Learner, Thinker, Philosopher, Tinkerer, Builder, Maker, Explorer... Believer, Parent and Husband! :) Tweets (and opinions) are my own! bio from Twitter

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ray mercer

20 attendees

  • Dave Del Gobbo
  • Erin O'Rourke
  • gmonkman@fernhillschool.com
  • Heather Durnin
  • John Gibson
  • Joe Di Fonzo
  • Currie's Minions
  • Lphoule
  • Melissa Downs
  • ray mercer
  • Becky Kennedy
  • Scott McKenzie
  • Stephen Danielson
  • Scott
  • Steven Miraglia
  • Tara Medley
  • David Hann
  • Melanie Mulcaster
  • Tyler Sparks-Austin
  • Benjamin Claxton

6 trackers

  • Christine Bamford-Solesa
  • Emmet Mellow
  • James Beyer
  • Sarah Barclay
  • Denise Colby
  • Nicole Hamilton

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Time 12:00pm12:50pm EST

Date Fri 7th November 2014


Fallsview Theatre A, Scotiabank Convention Centre

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