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3D Printing Institute for Educators

3D Printing Workshop

About the Institute…

Dates: July 28 – August 1, 2014


This week-long residential Institute for K-12 Educators and Leaders is presented by the Thornburg Center for Professional Development and Rondout School District 72 in Lake Forest, Illinois.

A block of rooms has been reserved at a local hotel and shuttle service will be provided to the Institute site.

Participants in the Summer Institute will leave with:

  1. Practical strategies for addressing STEM using the new standards
  2. Familiarity with exemplary software for use in the sciences, math and engineering
  3. Methods for exploring any subject area with the enthusiasm of professionals who work in these fields
  4. Implementation strategies for project-based learning
  5. Experience with 3D printing and other gateways to engineering, K-12
  6. Explorations of the role of “place” in learning as it applies to your school or district.
  7. Connections to great resources in all areas of our explorations
  8. An action plan for implementation of what was learned in the institute


New 3D Printing in the Classroom Project Coming Soon:

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