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Opp Middle School Refreshes Its Library With a Makerspace

Sad as it is, going to a library to check out a book is quickly becoming a notion of the past. The Opp Middle School library was suffering from that same fate as fewer and fewer students even set foot in their library. A change in atmosphere was needed, as the OMS principal and librarian decided brainstorm ideas to remove the “quiet-only” stereotype libraries have and revolutionize their library into an innovative and interactive thinking space. Their very own maker space program was launched last ...

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3D Printed Boot Helps Injured Penguin Walk

Middle School children in Connecticut recently worked together to help an injured penguin walk again—providing a perfect example of the way in which novel, low-volume manufacturing can make tiny differences that add up to something big. Check out the video below for the whole story.

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3D Printed Glifo Writing Tools for Disabled Children Are Amazing

A group of European Designers has banded together to develop a series of unique writing tools designed to aid children with disabilities. Writing and / or drawing with pencils and pens requires very precise movements, and can difficult to accomplish when facing challenges involving the central nervous system. Glifo tools are designed for the particular needs of children facing these difficulties, and each tool can be tailor-made for a specific child thanks to the fact that 3D-printed parts can be easily be manufactured individually.

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