Using 3D printers creatively in KS3 and KS4 design and technology TY214
Make an impact with 3D printing in your design and technology lessons.
Who is it for?
What topics are covered?
⚪ CAD modelling techniques for creating quick outcomes in design and technology
⚪ using 3D printing to engage creativity in the classroom
⚪ using downloadable 3D printed models as part of engaging design and technology lessons
⚪ health and safety considerations for 3D printing in school
⚪ general maintenance and top tips for a high quality print
⚪ developing a 3D printing curriculum in secondary and GCSE, through resources by learnbylayers
⚪ an overview of a range of filament 3D printers available, and the benefits of different models
⚪ how 3D printing can be used to support the social, moral and cultural elements of the design and technology curriculum
How long is the course?
Who are the course leaders?
Phil CottonProfessional Development Leader, specialising in 3D printing and computer aided design, employed as a secondary D&T head of department
Dave ParryNational D&T and Art adviser, supporting all aspects of D&T and Art, with particular skills in new technologies and safe working practices
✔️ develop ideas for creative 3D printed student projects in secondary design ansd technology lessons
✔️ understand techniques to maintain 3D printers and ensure a high quality build of product
✔️ explore the 3D file marketplace and gain ideas of where to find support both online and locally
✔️ review the learnbylayers curriculum and investigate how it can complement your existing schemes of work