CNC and STEM (STEAM) Education: 1

In 2003, the director of technical education at the Clark County School System in Las Vegas, NV took a big step: CNC (computer numerically controlled) equipment was introduced into the woodworking programs at most of the middle schools and high schools in the district. It was a bold step, one taken to introduce technology (computers) …

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Digital Fab at the Maker Faire, Paris

Paris’s first Maker Faire took place in late June at the Centquatre Center.

ShopBot had a presence there, thanks to Sallye from ShopBot putting a Handibot in a suitcase and flying it over for the event and leFabShop from San Malo bringing their Desktop. LeFabShop has a variety of digital fab tools and classes …

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Students Operating CNC Digital Fabrication Equipment in Boatshop

Students Learn Digital Fabrication at Bayfront Maritime Center

May 28, 2011 The new ShopBot CNC digital fabrication equipment is up and running with Erie, PA, high school students in the Bayfront Maritime Center Boatshop, a community-based educational center. These kids are learning valuable 21st century workplace skills. First they design a project using a Computer Aided Design (CAD) program. This data is then converted into a Computer Numeric Control (CNC) toolpath to run the digital fabrication machine. …

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