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Every Student Is an Engineer With Design Thinking and 3D Printing

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Participate and share : Poster

Saturday, December 5, 12:30–1:30 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)

Jason Gay  
Discover how every student can engineer with design thinking and 3D printing. Learn about design-thinking models, real-world class project examples, free design tools, and answers to start your students' 3D modeling and printing. See how to organize and develop a problem-solving workflow for your school.

Audience: Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators, Library media specialists
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices not needed
Participant accounts, software and other materials: TinkerCad
Topic: Maker activities & programs
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Career and technical education, STEM/STEAM
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Innovative Designer
  • Students select and use digital tools to plan and manage a design process that considers design constraints and calculated risks.
  • Students know and use a deliberate design process for generating ideas, testing theories, creating innovative artifacts or solving authentic problems.
  • Students develop, test and refine prototypes as part of a cyclical design process.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Participant outcomes will be as follows:
1. An overview of design thinking models and resources to use
2. A walkthrough of real world classroom projects using design thinking and 3D design
3. Examples of students progress, process and summative projects
4. The tips, tools and resources necessary to implement a similar program for participants schools.
5. An open invitation to be in contact with presenter

Supporting research

An overview for Design Thinking

Stanford D School

All of the techniques mentioned above have detailed explanations in the resources. Check out the following links and resources:
10 talks about the beauty — and difficulty — of being creative

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Jason Gay, Highlands High School

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