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Category: Makers Empire News

  • Makers Empire receives ‘Stellar’ 5 Star Review from Common Sense Education

    Common Sense is well known to both teachers and parents (including parents amongst the Makers Empire team) as an excellent tool to help them assess the quality and suitability of movies, games, apps and programs for children. The detailed Common Sense Education ratings and teacher-training platform help over half a million teachers better use new...

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  • Makers Empire Job Vacancy: Digital Marketing Executive (USA) | Remote

    Are you an experienced marketer with strong skills in digital and content marketing? Would you like to make a positive difference to the lives of thousands of teachers and hundreds of thousands of young students around the world? Makers Empire is looking for a US based, digital marketing executive to join our small but expert...

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  • GE Additive Program grants for schools for 3D printing now open for 2018

    Makers Empire's US partner, Polar3D, is pleased to announce that GE Additive is now accepting applications from schools and colleges for the 2018 cycle of its Additive Education Program (AEP). The deadline is February 28, 2018. GE is investing $10 million over five years in educational programs to deliver Polar Cloud-enabled polymer 3D printers to primary and secondary schools and metal...

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  • Makers Empire Job Vacancy: Customer Success Executive (USA) | Remote

    Do you have strong skills in customer service and feel passionate about helping customers achieve success? Would you like to make a positive difference to the lives of thousands of teachers and hundreds of thousands of young students around the world? Makers Empire is looking for a US-based, Customer Success Executive to join our small...

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  • NSW Education Standards Authority endorses Makers Empire’s Learning by Design course

    Makers Empire is delighted to announce that our innovative Learning by Design Course is now endorsed by the New South Wales (NSW) Education Standards Authority. This means that teachers based in NSW, Australia, who undertake this course will be able to use it to meet his or her mandated teacher accreditation requirements. In NSW, all teachers...

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  • SA DECD School? EOI open for Learning by Design: 3D Printing in Primary Schools 2018

    DECD schools with a primary enrolment are invited to apply for the “Learning by Design: 3D Printing in Primary Schools” project for 2018. The project has capacity for 50 schools in each semester. Schools will receive a 1 year whole-of-site subscription to Makers Empire software and accompanying Teacher’s Dashboard as well as access to a...

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  • Makers Empire joins forces with Polar 3D

    Makers Empire is pleased to announce that it has joined forces with American technology company, Polar 3D, which has acquired an interest in the company. Polar 3D is an American technology company delivering software, products and content to educate and enable a world for “making” through the Polar Cloud. “Like Polar 3D, we are passionate about empowering students and...

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  • Makers Empire 3D – new features + bug fixes

      2nd November 2017: we’ve released a new version -- Makers Empire 3D 3.8. DOWNLOAD MAKERS EMPIRE 3D NOW New features: - We've added our most requested feature - GROUPING! Add individual shapes into a group and rotate, scale, shear, mirror or copy them as if they were a single shape. This will save you...

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  • South Kalgoorlie Primary School a winner with 3D Printing

    Makers Empire and 3D Printing Systems are delighted to announce the winner of our recent giveaway: South Kalgoorlie Primary School in Western Australia! The school has won a Makers Empire 3D Starter Package, valued at $3,499, which  is ideal for schools getting started with 3D printing and design in the K-8 classroom. The Makers Empire 3D Starter Package includes a year's subscription...

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  • 3D Software Developer at Makers Empire

    Are you a software developer with a particular interest in 3D? Do you have experience with 3D graphics, physics or other areas of development that involve 3D vector maths? Would you like to make a positive difference to the lives of many thousands of young students around the world? Makers Empire is looking for a...

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  • Makers Empire at South by South West: Part 1

    Jon Soong, Makers Empire's CEO, recently attended South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, as a guest of Adelaide City Council and New Venture Institute at Flinders University. In this first blog post of a series of three, he shares his first impressions of the city of Austin. His upcoming posts will focus on the South by Southwest event itself.  Austin, Texas,...

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  • Makers Empire launches new searchable 3D Printing Lesson Plan Library for Schools

    As part of Makers Empire's ongoing efforts to improve our 3D printing learning program for K-8 schools, Makers Empire has just launched its new, searchable 3D Printing Lesson Plan library for its school customers. The new 3D Printing Lesson Plan library features over 100+ hours of 3D printing lesson plans and is searchable by both...

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  • Award-winning educator, Kim Martin, joins Makers Empire

    We're delighted to announce that Kim Martin has joined the Makers Empire Professional Learning team.  Kim is as an educator with over 20 years experience, who has specialised in professional learning, special education, assistive technology and digital technology. She’s a Google Certified Innovator and Apple Distinguished Educator and was EdTechSA's  Educator of the Year in 2013.  She...

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  • 3D Insider: Makers Empire ‘leading the way’

    This week, Makers Empire was the subject of a glowing writeup in 3D printing publication, 3D Insider. This type of industry endorsement from 3D printing experts who understand the power and potential of 3D printing for both industry and educators is both invaluable and humbling. So we're thrilled to share extracts of the writeup with you below: "The...

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  • Job Vacancy: Web Developer (Adelaide)

    Are you a web developer experienced with both front end and back end development? Interested in working for an award-winning EdTech company that is transforming the way K-8 students learn with 3D printing? Makers Empire is looking for a versatile and proactive web developer to join our small but expert team headquartered in Adelaide. This...

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  • Makers Empire receives $800K in funding

    We're thrilled to announce that Makers Empire has been awarded $400K under the Accelerating Commercialisation element of the Entrepreneurs Program. Existing investors have matched the grant dollar for dollar, which is a key proviso of the program. The Australian Government program provide financial support to help commercialise innovative products, processes and services, and improve their...

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  • Job Vacancy: Software and Web Developer

    Are you a creative software and web developer? Do you enjoy making stuff?  Interested in working for an award-winning EdTech company that is transforming the way K-8 students learn with 3D printing? Makers Empire is expanding so we're looking for a versatile and proactive software developer to join our small but expert team headquartered in...

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  • Makers Empire now available from Northeastern Regional Information Centre, New York

    Makers Empire has been working hard to help more schools in New York to integrate 3D printing into their core curricula. So Makers Empire is proud to announce that Northeastern Regional Information Center has adopted Makers Empire 3D Printing Learning Program as a part of its instructional technology services. This means that New York schools will be able...

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  • The exciting new blocker module!

    Be sure to update the Makers Empire 3D design app and check out our exciting new features in our Blocker Module. You can now create awesome new designs like this! See this video to get a quick walk-through. We have added so many new great features, here's the list: New Interface Millions of colours available...

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  • Exciting New Features in Makers Empire’s 3D App  

    The Makers Empire product development team have been very busy over the last few months.  So we are very excited to announce some exciting new features in the latest update of our 3D printing software app. Levelling The biggest change we’ve introduced – you now gain experience points and level up the more you use the...

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  • Makers Empire now available through Lower Hudson Regional Information Centre, New York

    Makers Empire is excited to share that school districts serviced by the Lower Hudson Regional Information Center New York -- Westchester, Putnam, and Rockland counties -- can now procure Makers Empire 3D Printing Learning Program and professional development through the LHRIC. Sarah Martabano, Manager Educational Technology Lower Hudson Regional Information Center, said, "More and more schools are...

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  • Guinness World Record Attempt!

    This Saturday 28 Nov 2015, Makers Empire along with our organising partners AiTLE, Baptist Rainbow Primary School, DTSL will be attempting a Guinness World Record in Hong Kong with over 1000 students. Students from over 50 schools will be designing on Makers Empire 3D design software aiming to break the record for the greatest number of people...

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  • Makers Empire is a Science Learning Challenge winner

    We're thrilled to announce that Makers Empire is a winner in the NewSchools Ignite Science Learning Challenge. NewSchools Ignite is an initiative of NewSchools Venture Fund, a philanthropic investor headquartered in Oakland, California. NewSchools Ignite supports entrepreneurs working to address the most pressing gaps in K-12 education technology. Makers Empire has been selected as a key player...

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  • Make your mark!

    At Makers Empire, we love helping children reach their full potential so they can 'Make their Mark'! This is a vision shared by FableVision's co-founder Peter H. Reynolds, (and author of the book The Dot) and Dr. Radha Kalathil. As special guests at Boston's Dot Day 2015 festivities, Peter and Dr. Radha designed their very...

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  • 3D printing professional development self-paced anytime anywhere

    Do teachers at your school want to learn about 3D printing? Do they want to learn about all the great tools and resources available in Makers Empire 3D Printing Learning Program to help them achieve learning outcomes in the classroom? Do they have different schedules to do professional development? What about professional development for new teachers...

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  • NMC Horizon Report 2015: Makers Empire ‘compelling’ example of 3D printing

    One of the most influential global education-technology reports -- the NMC Horizon Report 2015 (K-12) -- recently highlighted Makers Empire's Learning Program as a "compelling" example of the use of 3D printing in schools. Scots College in Sydney is one of a selective group of schools that we call our Lighthouse Schools - we love working with...

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  • DTSL, Makers Empire’s HK distributor, wins award for 3D printing education efforts

    Congratulations to DTSL, Makers Empire's Hong Kong (HK) distributor on their recent eKids Distinguish Award given by PCM Magazine in recognition of their achievements in promoting 3D printing technology to the HK education market. DTSL is the exclusive distributor of Makers Empire's 3D printing Learning Program in Hong Kong. DTSL instructors have extensive teaching experience and have...

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  • Makers Empire at ISTE 2015 in Philadelphia, USA

    18,000 teachers, technology coordinators, administrators, library media specialists, teacher educators and policy makers all in the one place? Attendees hearing from leading speakers and learning about the latest tools to help them achieve learning outcomes and become more effective educators to prepare their students for the 21st century? Welcome to ISTE 2015 Philadelphia! Over the...

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  • Afinia 3D and Makers Empire Partner to Serve North American Schools

    Chanhassen, MN: June 22, 2015: Afinia 3D and Australian 3D printing software company Makers Empire have partnered to sell Makers Empire products to the North American education market. Afinia 3D, a supplier of award-winning desktop 3D printers, will provide North American elementary and middle schools with Makers Empire’s 3D design and printing Learning Program through its...

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  • Makers Empire wins Start Up Company of the year at the SA 2015 IAwards

    Makers Empire was one of two SA companies awarded Start Up Company of the year at the South Australian 2015 IAwards in Adelaide yesterday. The other company was My Evidence. Both companies are automatically entered into the national IAwards presented in August 2015. The national iAwards honours companies at the cutting edge of technology innovation and recognises the achievements of home-grown Australian...

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