3D Printing for Educators Workshop

Are you interested in 3D printing but don’t know how to get started?

We want to share our years of experiences, failures, and successes 3D printing with youth in our multi-day workshop for educators. In the 3D Printing for Educators workshop, you will learn how to get started with 3D printing in your learning space as well as our 3D printing teaching philosophy. Attendees will gain hands-on practice with the hardware and software with the guidance of experienced facilitators. The workshop price includes a 3D printer, starter kit, and access to DHF’s online resources.

This workshop is eligible for credit:  2 CPD Credits through the Maryland State Department of Education.

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Two attendees working together with a 3D printer during DHF's 3D Printing for Educators Workshop

After the workshop, you will be able to:

  • Describe 3D printing and 3D printing uses
  • Teach 3D printing to youth of many ages
  • Select software that’s the best fit for your project
  • Use your new skills and resources to share this leading technology with your community
  • Comfortably control your 3D printer
  • Address common issues and methods for troubleshooting
  • Integrate 3D printing into your curriculum in a variety of applications

During the workshop, you will receive:

  • A 3D Printer Workshop Kit (includes 3D Printer to keep!)
  • Technical training on 3D printing hardware and software
  • Easy-to-print files for new learners
  • Tips + Tricks for optimal printing results
  • Hardware and software guides and resources
  • Educational resources and 3D printing project ideas

Kit Contents – 3D Printer Workshop Kit ($700 value)

  • 3D Printer – FlashForge Finder
  • 3D Printing Tool Kit
  • 1 spool of PLA Filament
  • A 1-year Blueprint subscription
  • Post-workshop support through 3D Assistance

Target Audiences:

  • After-school instructors
  • Science center staff
  • Librarians
  • Classroom teachers
  • Community organizers
  • Anyone interested in teaching youth about 3D printing

Attendee working with design software and a 3D printer during DHF's 3D Printing for Educators Workshop

What Educators Have Been Saying: 

  • “Digital Harbor Foundation’s understanding of educators and tech make for a perfect combination when training educators in technology.”
  • “Excellent teachers. Thank you for DEMONSTRATING items learned, and therefore catering to all of us visual learners!”
  • “This was fantastic! Thanks for the support for integrating emerging technologies!”

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