Classroom Makerspaces and 3D Printing Resources: VSTE Summer 2013
Here are my Getting Started with Makerspaces and 3D Printing recommendations for educators.
Best Makerspace Resource? Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom by Sylvia Libow Martinez & Gary http://www.inventtolearn.com/resources/
Best Design Software? Tinkercad.com
Best Low Cost 3D Printer? Printrbot.com
Best Expensive 3D Printer? Makerbot.com
Best Repository of 3D Designs? Thingiverse.com
Best 3D Printing in the Classroom Site? DesignMakeTeach.com
Best Why 3D Printing Video? Robohand http://youtu.be/WT3772yhr0o
Best 3D Printable STEM Game? Seej www.s33j.com
Best 3D Printing Service? Shapeways.com
Best STL Repair Software? Netfabb.com
Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom by Sylvia Libow Martinez & Gary Stager is the absolute best guide to the Maker movement for educators. Read the book! All the Resource Links from the book are available for FREE at http://www.inventtolearn.com/resources/
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