Makers 3D Learning Platform
Makers 3D Learning includes professional development for teachers, in-class project-based lessons and technical support – all the materials needed to successfully integrate new technology that teaches 3D visuospacial reasoning and manipulation, 21st Century Skills and proficiency in Next Generation Science Standards, where students are engaged and inspired in the classroom or after-school environments
Our platform can be purchased as a complete bundle or individual services. Teachers can be trained in the technology, use the pre-built lessons or receive our tech support for a single subject area or all, and in any classroom environment. These bundles may include all of the following:
PROVEN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Teacher Training – Professional development for instructors, to bring them to proficiency in a topic. Includes personal instruction by MakersFactory educators and technicians.
LESSON DEVELOPMENT AND PRACTICE
Pre-made Lessons – Lessons and instructional material, designed by MakersFactory, that uses new technology to teach important concepts, including Common Core state standards
TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION AND EXPERTISE
Tech Support – Hands-on support by MakersFactory technicians, to guarantee that your hardware and software is correctly configured.
• Game-Based-Learning with MinecraftEdu
• 3D Printing and FabLabs
• Game Design
• Laser Cutting
How the Maker Movement is Transforming Education
By Sylvia Libow Martinez and Gary S. Stager
The Maker Movement, a technological and creative learning revolution underway around the globe, has exciting and vast implications for the world of education. New tools and technology, such as 3D printing, robotics, microprocessors, wearable computing, e-textiles, “smart” materials, and programming languages are being invented at an unprecedented pace. The Maker Movement creates affordable or even free versions of these inventions, while sharing tools and ideas online to create a vibrant, collaborative community of global problem-solvers. Read More… or Download PDF