3D-Printing in Education – Digitization of Things takes learning to a new level

Think of a future where all things are created without any waste, with personalised design and with a machine that could be in everybody’s home. Buy an item on the internet. You receive a drawing that you can adapt to your own requirements or build the item by yourself from the ground up. Then use your 3D-printer, start it up. This is not manufacturing. It should be termed building and construction. Where you receive the… Continue reading

Breaking the boundaries to Robotics with Storytelling on a Makerspace

eLearningworld News Makerspaces in informal learning environments is a vision now turning into a construction mode around the world. One example is Tech Tales, that is an NSF-funded project that invites families, where the parents enter a new role as learners in collaboration with their children. In the Tech Tale-project, the goal is to learn about robotics in an environment of cultural learning from the family’s own prerequisites and stories. The project is run by… Continue reading

Latest News: Design in Tech Report 2016 – STEM has to adopt an A

eLearningworld News from US “Design isn’t just about beauty; it’s about market relevance and meaningful results.” With this background it is time to rethink education is some of the main conclusions in the “Design in Tech Report 2016”. This should be seen in the light that 89% of the companies believe that customer experience will be their primary basis for competition by 2016, versus 36% four years ago, according to Gartner Report. This means that… Continue reading

Latest News: Entrepreneur opens two new STEAM-schools

eLearningworld News from UK Ian Livingstone, one of the founders of Games Workshop, open 2 new free schools specialising in computer science, technology and the arts. This is a part of the UK government’s plan that 500 new free schools should be launched. Ian Livingstone that participated in revamping of UK computer science curriculum will open the Livingstone Academies in Tower Hamlets and Bournemouth. This will provide over 3000 children education directed on STEAM –… Continue reading