David Brannen is the Woodshop and Manufacturing teacher at Grants Pass High School, in Grants Pass, Oregon. Brannen has 11 years of teaching experience and over 25 years of experience in furniture and cabinetry creation.
Diving Into 3D
“I had absolutely no experience with 3D printers before getting one in my classroom. Honestly, I didn’t even know what it was or what it did when I found out I was receiving one through the Perkins Grant Program. I went to a mandatory workshop thinking it would just be a neat toy.
By the end of the day, I was going crazy and couldn’t wait to give it to the students. Once it was in the classroom we were using it constantly so they gave us another. We just kept printing and printing, and are now lucky enough to have four 3D printers in our room.” [Read more…]