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3D Printing FUNdamentals – Hands-On

March 31 @ 11:30 am - April 1 @ 1:00 pm


Is your district interested in adding 3D printing to the curriculum? Does your district currently have a 3D printer that’s not being used effectively or at all?

Join us for an informative session on the basics of 3D printers and 3D printing. We will explore the fundamentals of 3D printing, the best printers for education, the software and apps needed for successful printing, how to plan for a 3D printing space, and some curriculum integration essentials.

3D printing has SO many real-world, practical applications and can be easily integrated across the curriculum. Come see how!

Don’t forget your laptop for a 9-hour deep dive into this amazing technology spread over two days.

This is a two-day session:
March 31 – 11:00-4:00pm
April 1 – 9:00am-1:00pm

Joe Cipfl

Joe Cipfl is a Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the Learning Technology Center. He facilitates professional learning events regionally; provides consultation and support to school districts related to digital learning, technology integration, and technology infrastructure; and develops instructional materials for educators throughout the southern Illinois region and the state. Joe is a veteran educator in both K-12 and higher education in the areas of science and technology and is a frequent presenter on instructional and educational technology. He is a certified teacher, a certified school administrator, and certified Google Educator. Before his role as Regional Coordinator, Joe was a science/technology teacher, university instructor, and building-level technology coordinator.


March 31 @ 11:30 am
April 1 @ 1:00 pm
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2201 Toronto Road
Springfield, IL 62712 United States
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