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Digital Designer Mindstorms You may build using a wide array of LEGO MINDSTORMS and LEGO Technic elements, or choose to filter your element choices to a specific LEGO set. LDD counts the amount of pieces available to you so that you can challenge yourself to redesign a set! EV3 Brick LEGO Digital Designer MINDSTORMS mode includes all of the LEGO MINDSTORMS elements that you need, including a virtual EV3 Intelligent Brick.

How to build a ping-pong ball display If you’ve been lusting after your own glowing display we’re here to help by sharing some simple building techniques that will result in an interesting project like the one you see above. This is a super-accurate clock That uses ping-pong balls as diffusers for LEDs, but with a little know-how you can turn this into a full marquee display. Join me after break where I’ll share the details of the project and give you everything you need to know to build your own.

The Differentiator Try Respondo! → ← Back to The Differentiator PBL Project (Weekly-Warmups) PBL "Weekly Warm-ups" Archives Week of November 10th Current Event: The men and women who have bravely served our country are honored on Veterans Day. Current Event: A stuntman attracts national attention by walking on a tightrope over downtown Chicago. Week of November 3rd Current Event: With the World Series wrapping up, star athletes will soon be given endorsement offers from companies looking for a new spokesperson. How to Teach Math Using Tinkercad and Fusion 360: 8 Steps By now you've seen a few examples, played with the tools, and hopefully are brimming with ideas to begin incorporating 3D design into your math class. What you do next is up to you! You can use what you’ve learned to create lessons for your students from scratch, or start by using these or free projects. (Note: if you don't already have a Tinkercad or Fusion360 account, you will prompted to created one in order to access the projects): Design a Soda Bottle Rocket

A Roundup of How Today’s 3D Printing Technology is Progressing We are due for another technology revolution. This statement sounds ludicrous — it seems smartphones and wearable tech just began infiltrating our lives. But if you look at the history of technology revolutions, it’s clear we are approaching another world-changing innovation: Financial-Agricultural, 140 years Industrial, 60 yearsTechnical, 40 yearsScientific-Technical, 30 yearsInformation, 25 years and counting Many think that 3D printing is that very innovation. Making Matters! How the Maker Movement Is Transforming Education By Sylvia Libow Martinez and Gary S. Stager The Maker Movement, a technological and creative learning revolution underway around the globe, has exciting and vast implications for the world of education.

Five Keys to Rigorous Project-Based Learning Voiceover: How will today’s children function in a dangerous world? What means will they use to carve the future? Will they be equipped to find the answers to tomorrow’s problems? Teacher: When you think about traditional learning you think of a student sitting in a classroom and being talked at. Teacher: Now I imagine a lot of you are still thinking... Teacher: They are supposed to be a sponge. Problem-Based Learning: Tips and Project Ideas EducationWorld is pleased to present this article contributed by Aimee Hosler, who specializes in education-related topics for a number of websites, including She holds a B.S. in Journalism from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Traditional rote learning is not working—at least not for all students. So is there a better way to engage kids? To encourage critical thinking, communication and socialization, all while reinforcing key lessons and concepts? Chances are no single model will work for every student or classroom, but some come pretty close.