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Sunday, October 7 • 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Measure, Cut, Code: 3D printing activities with Middle School Students

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As an art teacher who integrates 3D printing into traditional studio classes, I am particularly keen on combining hands-on instruction in design and the fine arts with an introduction to fundamental concepts in Programming and Computer Science. This presentation will showcase original projects that have successfully engaged Middle-School students in after-school and Summer programs at The Brearley School, using simple tools ranging from rulers, razors, and corrugated cardboard - to the free web-based 3D printing programming language BlockSCAD. 3D printed maze games and a Greek-inspired temple using custom-designed LEGO-compatible blocks will be the highlights.

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Luigi Cicala

2018 will mark my sixteenth year teaching Studio Art at The Brearley School, and my third as Director of The CoLaboratory - Brearley’s MakerSpace program. I use technologies inspired by the “Maker Movement” - like 3D printing - to create new curriculum and enhance existing pedagogy... Read More →

Sunday October 7, 2018 4:00pm - 4:45pm EDT
Salon I, II, III