3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) said that it is making 3D printing fast, easy and impactful for K-12 educators through a series of 3D digital literacy initiatives.
These include a new education webpage on 3DS´ Cubify.com, with special discounted bundles for schools and education programs, tested curriculum and training resources for a range of STEAM subjects and age groups, and partnerships with nationally recognized programs and scholarships. Named MAKE.DIGITAL, this long-term initiative will provide students with 21st century tools and 3D technology to hone innovation and creativity skills, learn real-world problem solving through project-based learning, and ultimately compete in the global economy.
MAKE.DIGITAL, 3DS´ online education hub, offers discounts up to 15 percent on the company´s popular classroom technologies including its Cube(R) series of desktop 3D printers, cartridges and easy-to-learn Cubify design software suite. All technology is available in bundles or single purchases. The entry-level Cube 3D printer is certified kid-safe and ideal for students as young as eight years old. The comprehensive education ecosystem also offers customization apps, video tutorials and how to´s, in addition to a wide range of curriculum resources.
3DS invented 3D printing with its Stereolithography printer and was the first to commercialize it in 1989. Today its comprehensive range of 3D printers is the industry´s benchmark for production-grade manufacturing in aerospace, automotive, personalized surgery, medical devices and a variety of consumer, electronic and fashion accessories. Its website is at www.3DSystems.com.