Announcement: Join #etdrive, a Texas wide conversation focused on 3 strands using "push to learn" technology, VoxerChats. Follow these two steps to begin your learning journey now.I had no idea that he'd come to education from the business world. His motivation? "My dyslexic daughter needed services she wasn't getting in school," his face growing red, a topic he is clearly passionate about. "So, I decided to come into education, taking a pay-cut, to make change." And, make changes with a different perspective, he has indeed.
|Mark Simmons (@t3chl0gic), Sabine Pass ISD|
"How does that work in your school culture, Mark?" I asked.
"I pick up the files off GoogleDrive, and print their designs out. It takes 2-3 hours for their designs to print."
Some of the resources that Mark mentioned related to iPads and 3D printing included the following
- iPad apps
- 3D Printer
- Dremel 3D Printer (Mark recommends this one over the Makerbot 3D Printers)
Students design their creations using the iPad apps above, then Mark prints them out.
Our far-ranging conversation included using camera-enhanced drones like the Lily Flying Camera that follows you, or actually, the wrist-based tracking item. The Lily ranges in cost from $500 through $1,000, has a 20-minute flight time, and the tracking device is available with a waterproof wristband. The Lily Flying Camera has many possible uses, from having them used to follow football players, take aerial photographs and much more.
Check out the incredible video below:
I definitely want to check out these great gadgets that Mark has shared with me!
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