Exposing a whole class of students to 3D printing brings both technical and pedagogical challenges.
Local Melbourne 3D printer manufacturer 333D developed a large format 3D printer capable of printing a full class worth of objects in one run. This represents a crucial advancement for 3D printing in schools.
I am training staff at two local schools to run full class learning activities that allow for every student involved to print an object.
The Learning Activity Plans I have written are tied to the Australian Curriculum for Primary and Secondary years, including the following Learning Areas:
- Digital Technologies
- F – 6/7 Humanities and Social Sciences
I will present the findings and feedback from the learning activities undertaken at the schools. I will then respond to questions about 3D printing in the school environment.