3D Printing “Passion Projects”

Contributor: Dr. Rod Berger

Evelyn McCulloch didn’t think much about technology in the classroom until she taught third grade in Beijing, China in 2011. She was inspired by her students to reach out to the international education community, and the dialogue and collaboration she found encouraged her to delve deeper into the edtech world that was emerging at the time. When she returned to teach in the United States, she brought her knowledge for edtech back with her and discovered 3D printing as an excellent tool to teach her students about utilizing innovation and technology. As a result, her students have been working with three…Read more here.

Article features FETC Speaker:

Evelyn McCulloch is the Director of Technology and Innovation and a Grades 5-6 Educator in a Maker Space at Park Maitland School in Maitland, FL. She is also a Digital Learning Strategist and Google for Education Certified Trainer for i-Tech Support, Inc. Before serving teachers and students in the Orlando area, Evelyn worked at the International School of Beijing, China. She is passionate about utilizing innovation and technology in teaching and learning to help empower teachers to take bold risks for authentic student learning experiences.

FETC Presentations:

C320 | Building Empathy: Hospital Partnerships Using 3D Printing

C072 | Global Google Tools to Connect Schools