3D4KIDS: Secondary Education for and through the 3D Printing
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Web Platform: https://3d4kids.pristalica.com/it/
Networking tool: https://3d4kids.eu/networking/
CEIPES: International Centre for the Promotion of Education and Development
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- To feed an industry that is in high growth as is the 3DP of their “target groups”: students.
- To improve educational transversal skills of the students through the use of 3D Printing.
- To heightened concentration of pupils with Attention Deficit Disorder.
- To improve 3DP skills of middle and secondary school teachers without technologic background as the best way to transfer this innovative knowle- dge to 21st century students.
- To work in a cross curricular way among Departments in schools so that this technology is not confined to a single subject area.
- To use ICT and 3DP to develop innovative teaching and learning practices.
- To know first-hand the educational systems in every country participating in the project.
- To develop a methodology for teachers about how to develop designs of didactic exercises suitable to be 3D printed.
- To develop 30 3D printing exercises for improving skills of students on the different subjects of schools.
- To develop a mobile tool for containing the 3D designs, including gathering the specifications and need of the platform from the teacher.
- To connect the 3DP industry and the school community in Europe through the creation of a database with 3DP services providers and European.
- To develop pilot tests in the countries involved in the project testing the exercises created by the teachers to their students in the classrooms.
- Guide for teachers about how to develop designs of didactic exercises suitable to be 3D printed.
- Open Catalogue of 3D printing format exercises for improving skills of students on the different subjects of schools.
- Innovative and intuitive software tool to contain the 3D printing kits of exercises including a guide for 3D printing focused on school education.
- Networking software tool for connecting schools and 3D printing industry service providers.
- Report of the use of 3D printing in European Schools using 3D4KIDS tools, exercises and methodology.
- Furness Academy (UK)
- CETEM – Technological Research Centre of Wood and Furniture of Murcia Region (Spain)
- STP- Styrian Technology Park, (Slovenia)
- CEIPES – International Centre for the Promotion of Education and Development, (Italy)
- SSOM – Srednja šola za oblikovanje Maribor, (Slovenia)
- IES José Luis Castillo-Puche (Spain)