How to Use Real World Problems to Teach Design Thinking, 3D Printing and Collaboration | Bruce Anderson

Rich Lehrer knew that 3D printers could do more than spit out keychains and Yoda heads. In 2013, he led a group of eighth graders at the Brookwood School in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts that designed and printed a prosthetic hand for Lehrer’s then 3-year-old son, Max. 
. . . it was a suggestion from a colleague that unleashed the full potential of 3D printing and Making as a way to teach middle school students design thinking skills—as well as empathy and collaboration.

But it was a suggestion from a colleague that unleashed the full potential of 3D printing and Making as a way…

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