Did you know that students’ interests in mathematics decrease significantly by the time they enter high school? This decrease is measured universally, and many factors have been attributed to the reasons this decline proves true. One of those reasons is lack of connection to the tangible. One way for educators to build more excitement around math is to build lesson plans that provide tangible end results for students, something that allows them to hold their success or failure in their hands.   Combating disengagement by sharing lesson ideas is quickly becoming a common theme among educators, and social media is one way that a community of teachers can come together and share ideas.  Twitter…

Why the Race Track is the Ultimate 3D Printing Proving Ground

For years automotive companies have utilized motorsports and racing as a way to evaluate new, improve existing, and perfect all technologies that eventually make their way to the production cars we drive today. In industry terms, this is known as “tech transfe…