Owensboro Innovation Academy Engineering Facilitator Stephanie Gray developed a way this year for her students to learn more effectively while also saving the school money on educational materials.
Some students in the engineering program assisted Gray in programming the school’s 3D printers to print supplies needed, which was a big help with providing more tools for students to use at home.
Typically Gray will purchase about seven kits that help students plot, draft and eventually print items for assignments. Those kids, which run about $24 each, can usually be shared among classes, allowing for all students to have a chance to use them.
However, this year, with students working from home, Gray needed to figure out a way to still provide the materials while not breaking the…