Educational Technology

June 18, 2014

3D Pens in the Classroom

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:31 am

By Martha Slack, Edudemic

The recent 3D printing explosion on the educational market has left many educators wondering how they can afford to integrate this technology into the classroom. Most schools do not have the luxury of purchasing a 3D printer but still want to provide the experience for their students. 3D pens made their debut on Kickstarter this year as an affordable 3D printing option. After the initial investment of the pens, they are an incredibly affordable tool for classrooms. The pens allow students to illustrate ā€“ in 3D ā€“ concepts in math, history, art, design, and chemistry, giving them a tangible means to explore complex ideas.

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