Looking for a 3D solution to help engage your students and teachers in STEM and Project-Based Learning, improve student performance, cover required Design & Technology curriculum and help prepare your students for their future careers? Makers Empire creates innovative solutions that include everything your teachers need to ensure effective and efficient implementation of 3D technology in your school.
Makers Empire creates market-leading solutions for elementary, primary and middle schools: Makers Empire was ranked second in Common Sense Education’s Best EdTech of 2018 list and has delivered 3D technology to groups of 200+ schools in Australia, America and the Middle East. With Makers Empire, teachers learn how to fully harness the power of 3D design and printing to teach students Design Thinking, STEAM and 21st-century skills and cover required Design & Technology standards. Students are empowered by an engaging design process to develop a growth mindset and important problem solving, analytical and spatial thinking skills.
85% of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t been invented yet. So how can we best prepare our students? How can we help students become creators, innovators and problem solvers so they can adapt and pivot when necessary? Design Thinking is a way of thinking and working that helps us to define and solve problems. It is a non-linear, iterative and human-centred process that helps us to reframe problems as opportunities. Teaching students Design Thinking helps them develop a growth mindset and important problem solving, analytical and spatial thinking skills.
We know that the most incredible teaching tools are useless if they are not aligned to the curriculum and teaching goals, and if teachers are not provided with the support, training and resources they need to onboard efficiently and effectively. We want your teachers to feel confident and supported as they engage with 3D technology. That’s why Makers Empire’s products for schools include:
During 2017-18, Macquarie University partnered with the NSW Department of Education, three schools and Makers Empire for a research study examining how maker activities using 3D technology could enhance learning and teaching outcomes. The study showed: