Critical thinking is an important aspect of moving science and technology forward – and it is best taught through arts and humanities. 3D education in schools takes a step forward in this direction as it brings the arts back into the curriculum. Putting 3D printers in schools stimulates out-of-the-box thinking among the students by combining technology with creativity to generate new ways for them to learn basic educational components such as math, history, and geography. As they … [Read more...]
Accelerating 3D Print Education to Improve Learning and Future Business Outcomes Worldwide with David Hollands
Our distance-learning education systems have been forced into rapid technology-immersion that tech like Zoom are becoming common for Kindergarteners. But there is a stark difference in learning outcomes at all educational levels when economics and access to technology, like 3d printing, come into play. On today’s show, David Hollands joins Tom Hazzard and Tracy Hazzard to talk about 3D print education and its role in making the world a little smaller by connecting communities and … [Read more...]
3D Print Summer Camps with Mack Fixler and John Gomm of EduCraft
As new technologies get embraced by the mainstream little-by-little, the demand for programs teaching the necessary skills to utilize these technologies rises. This is the case for 3D printing now. Tom and Tracy Hazzard speak to Mack Fixler and John Gomm of EduCraft, a summer camp program. This program, in particular, is specifically targeting a younger crowd because, of course, they will be the ones feeling the impact of this new technology the most. Is it time for your kid to get … [Read more...]
How Can I Get Educated For A Career In 3D Printing?
There are times when age and knowledge become big factors when deciding for a career change. When it comes to learning something new, though, it's never too late. The same is true when you want to get educated and embark on a 3D printing career. Tom and Tracy Hazzard answer the questions of a follower with regards to shifting into the 3D printing industry. It is certainly a growing industry and will be a big part of the future. They discuss the different approaches you may consider, … [Read more...]
Donating A 3D Printing – Should Or Should Not?
In this WTFFF Ask Us Anything Segment, Tom and Tracy Hazzard wrap up Education Week by answering an important question—should you donate a 3D Printer to a school? The answer, a big Y-E-S! Just imagine the benefits it can hold for you and your business. Not only that, but you’d also be helping many young minds develop their 3D Printing skills, elevating the entire industry as a whole. --- Listen to the podcast here: Donating A 3D Printing – Should Or Should Not? This is the Ask … [Read more...]
How To Teach Teachers
To have great students, we need to have great teachers as well. In this Ask Us Anything episode, Tom and Tracy Hazzard talk about providing teachers what they need to teach 3D Printing. They break down the essential components in preparing educators to teach 3D Print Design and explore the resources they need to have on hand to get started and remain informed. Tune in to this brief yet insightful conversation! --- Listen to the podcast here: How To Teach Teachers This is the … [Read more...]