Hands-On Workshop with New MakerBot Method 3D Printer
Experience the Brand New 3D Printer from MakerBot and Take The First Steps To Becoming MakerBot Certified
When & Where:
Monday, April 29 from 9am-3pm @ Roanoke County Schools District Office
5937 Cove Road, Roanoke, VA 24019
Tuesday, April 30 from 9am-3pm @ Norfolk Technical Center
1330 N Military Hwy, Norfolk, VA 23502
Wednesday, May 1 from 9am-3pm @ Montgomery College
51 Mannakee St, Rockville, MD 20850
Join us and receive exclusive hands-on experience with the new MakerBot Method 3D Printer.
MakerBot Method for Education is tailored to meet the rigorous demands of advanced engineering and STEM education programs. It brings features previously only available on industrial 3D printers to educators in a desktop printer at a significantly lower cost. We’ll be comparing Method vs. the Replicator+, using both printers to complete a classroom project you can take back to your students.
This workshop will also include an introduction to MakerBot Certification. You will learn how to set up and run your 3D printer successfully in the classroom as a MakerBot Operator.
After our workshop, attendees can complete the MakerBot Certification training course online in their own time, which covers the framework to create 3D printing lesson plans/projects as a certified MakerBot Curriculum Creator (a $199 value!)
*This workshop includes: lunch, professional instruction, training materials, certificate of Professional Development hours, and access to complete Level 2 MakerBot Curriculum Creator online training course
About MakerBot Certification
Level 1 MakerBot Operator: Become a MakerBot 3D Printing Expert (this material will be covered in our workshop)
Become a MakerBot 3D printing expert. Learn how to set up and manage your 3D printer, create your first prints and troubleshoot common issues.
- 3D printing technology & history
- Printer (setup and usage) and essential parts
- MakerBot Print
- Thingiverse & 3D Modeling
- Basic troubleshooting
Level 2 MakerBot Curriculum Creator: Become a STEM Education Leader (you must complete this online training in your own time to become MakerBot certified)
Establish yourself and gain confidence as a STEM education leader. Learn how to teach the 3D printing process and develop your own 3D printing lesson plans and projects.
- Teach the 3D printing process
- Manage multiple printers and print files
- Troubleshoot student files
- Utilize Thingiverse Education
- Create a 3D printing project for students
You can find a list of MakerBot Certification Program FAQs here.