Future Makers - Stage 2 Teachers - Get your brain into Gear

Ben & Heike Roberts
Modfab is a 3D Printing Technology business. We sell affordable 3D printers, filament and BOSTES Endorsed training, along with after sales support.
The instructional videos and lesson sequences which are downloadable allow you to learn at your own pace. The course is structured in such a way that it starts at a sim...
Target Audience
This course is specifically created for stage 2 teachers who would like to use design, CAD and 3d printing with students in the classroom.

Learning Areas

Teaching Standards

General Description

This course Future Makers: Get your Brain into Gear” focuses on design, CAD and a little bit of slicing and 3d printing. This collection of instructional videos and sequenced lessons, provides teachers and students with the skills to embark on a journey of using CAD, slicing & 3D Printing in the classroom. All the lessons are graded from easy to more difficult with learning intentions provided as part of the student rubric and diagnostic grid for the final assessment task.


This course is specifically created for stage 2 teachers who would like to use design, CAD and 3d printing with students in the classroom.

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

Course Access - This course is available 24/7. Once your enrolment is complete you will be emailed with details to give you course access. You can complete the course when it suits you, and you will have ongoing access to revisit the course at any time.

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Using the 39 page pdf as a resource you can follow the sequence of lessons and hyperlinks to teach design, CAD and 3d printing to the students in your class. The instructional videos will guide you on how to teach this innovative technology in the classroom.

Teaching Standards

3.1.2 Proficient Level – Establish challenging learning goals
3.4.2 Proficient Level – Select and use resources
4.5.2 Proficient Level – Use ICT safely, responsibly and ethically
6.2.2 Proficient Level – Engage in professional learning and improve practice

Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you


Completing this course will contribute 7 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 3.1.2, 3.4.2, 4.5.2 & 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

This course contributes to 7.0 professional development hours.


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Future Makers - Stage 2 Teachers - Get your brain into Gear

7 hours

There are five modules which will take you from designing to understanding Tinkercad and then how to slice and 3d print your object. I have taught these engaging lessons to students and they always amaze me with what they come up with. The sessions are supported by instructional videos which will help you move progressively through the course.

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About the team

Ben & Heike Roberts


I am a teacher who has taught in the classroom, ESL, Learning Support and RFF. Ben is an engineer and has been involved in 3D Printing over the last five years. Our Course has been endorsed by NESA, we are running holiday workshops at the Science Centre in Wollongong, running Learning Labs (for gifted and talented students) for primary and high school students at UOW. Team Modfab has travelled extensively with the Australian Design Centre to deliver design, CAD and 3d printing courses to regional galleries around Australia as part of the Shapeshifters Exhibition. Our endeavours have also taken us up to Arnhem Land on many occasions training elders and students to use design, CAD and 3d Printing. Ernest Gondarra (one of our elders) in 2017 secured a coveted IDX Elder of the Year Award for 3d printing – Plastic Fantastic.