Durham Public School System Invests in CTE and STEM Education

By Sallye Coyle, September 26th, 2016

Teachers and students with their finished projects

When Rick Sheldahl, Career and Technical Education Director of the Durham (NC) Public School System, and Don Ramsey, carpentry instructor at Southern School of Energy and Sustainability visited ShopBot in 2014, they were looking for an affordable CNC machine that could help their students set up a production …

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September 26th, 2016 | Category: Camp ShopBot, Digital Fabrication, Education, ShopBot, ShopBot Sallye, Signs, STEM, Student Perspective, Teachers | ( 34 ) | Comments are closed

Intermediate Digital Design and Fabrication at Port Townsend

By Jeanne Taylor, May 3rd, 2016

Hello!

This year Port Townsend is offering an intermediate CNC course called Intermediate Digital Design and Fabrication beginning July 18th. I am Andy Pitts, and I am teaching the course and thought you might like a bit more insight into my plans.

My philosophy goes along the lines of teaching …

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May 3rd, 2016 | Tags: , , , , | Category: Design Thinking, Digital Fabrication, Education, Fabrication Techniques, Getting Started in CNC, Teachers | ( 15 ) | Comments are closed

Digital Fabrication in Education Workshop

By Sallye Coyle, April 27th, 2016

Do you have digital fabrication equipment such as a ShopBot CNC machine, laser cutter, and/or a 3D printer, and an interest in education? Do you want to know more about the software and machines available to you? Are you a facilitator of a digital fab lab or makerspace who would like to join a support …

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April 27th, 2016 | Tags: , , | Category: Digital Fabrication, Education, Events, Fab Labs, Makerspaces, ShopBot, ShopBot Sallye, STEAM, STEM, Teachers, TechShops | ( 34 ) | Leave a comment

ShopBot helps Florida schools establish sorely needed STEM education

By Michael Berliner, March 19th, 2016

Middle schooler helps assemble a ShopBot

There has certainly been a lot of press ink, as well as talk coming from the business and political establishment, about the need for more STEM education in the U.S. to better educate our young people to compete for jobs. Nowhere is the talk turning into action more …

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March 19th, 2016 | Tags: , , , | Category: Career and Technical, Education, Fab Labs, Handibot Smart Power Tool, Middle School, PRSalpha, Public School, ShopBot, ShopBot User Stories, STEAM, STEM, Teachers | ( 67 ) | Comments are closed

ShopBot participates in conference on Cultivating an Entrepreneural Culture

By Jeanne Taylor, October 28th, 2015

What happens when the NACCE (National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship) has their annual conference? Inspired conversation.

Sallye Coyle, Educational Outreach Coordinator for ShopBot Tools, and I held a round table at the NACCE event. Attendees learned about the 100kGarages online network for bringing makers, designers, and fabbers together. …

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October 28th, 2015 | Category: Career and Technical, Education, Events, Reporting from ShopBot, Teachers, Uncategorized | ( 15 ) | Leave a comment

FSU Theatre’s Jim Lile puts CNC into the spotlight

By Michael Berliner, September 27th, 2015

Jim Lile has quite an impressive background in professional theatre. He earned an MFA from the Yale School of Drama in Technical Design and Production in 1999. Over the years he has been the Technical Director, Stage Manager, Lighting Designer or staff member for a variety of theatrical and dance companies: Norwegian Cruise Lines, …

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September 27th, 2015 | Tags: , | Category: Career and Technical, Design School, Education, Graduate School, PRSalpha, ShopBot, ShopBot User Stories, Teachers, Theatres | ( 67 ) | Leave a comment

ShopBot Plays Host to International FabLab Visitors

By Michael Berliner, August 16th, 2015

ShopBot’s Sallye Coyle, FabLab manager Walter Gonzalez Amao, and ShopBot’s Ted Hall display the Peruvian flag (home country to many of ShopBot’s recent guests).

 

“It was nice to be able to just spend casual time and compare notes with other FabLab managers.” “It was fun to enjoy our community.” “The seminar was very …

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August 16th, 2015 | Tags: , , , , , | Category: Career and Technical, Education, Fab Labs, ShopBot User Stories, STEM, Teachers | ( 67 ) | Leave a comment

Ed Camp Magic & ShopBot in Florida

By ShopBot, June 15th, 2015

June 6, 2015 – Windermere, Florida, just outside of Orlando, was host to the 2015 Ed Camp Magic with nearby Disney World as the backdrop for the weekend’s events held at Windermere Preparatory School.

One of ShopBot’s core focus areas remains in the realm of education, and we were happy to sponsor such a …

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June 15th, 2015 | Category: Desktop, Education, Events, Makerspaces, ShopBot, Teachers | ( 31 ) | Leave a comment

(STEM to STEAM) 3D Design and Fabrication Club!

By Jack Chen, October 4th, 2014

Hey there! It’s been too long since I last posted but I wanted to update you on some exciting news going on at my school. My Art Teacher friend (Louie Aragon) and I have finally gotten around to cleaning out a space for a new 3D Design and Fabrication Club. We have been working with …

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October 4th, 2014 | Tags: , , | Category: Education, High School, Makerspaces, ShopBot, STEM, Teachers | ( 14 ) | Leave a comment

ShopBot Training, Aug 2014: Life Long Learning

By Sallye Coyle, August 10th, 2014

In TJ’s training at ShopBot this past week, of the 10 entities represented, 6 were involved in education in some form or another. Another 3 were “life long learners” with the idea of using their new ShopBots in a career change because they had been laid off from their old job, or were creating a …

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August 10th, 2014 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | Category: Career and Technical, Education, Fabrication Techniques, High School, Makerspaces, ShopBot, ShopBot Sallye, STEM, Teachers | ( 34 ) | Leave a comment

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