Lake Forest, California – March 20, 2019 – XYZprinting, the world’s leading 3D printer manufacturer, is excited to announce that more efforts will be invested in the educational market to facilitate the use of 3D printers in the classroom. XYZprinting launched a new bundle program created for teachers and schools where they will be receiving a free 3D printer with a purchase of the XYZprinting K-12 STEAM curricula.
Gina Thackrey, STEM teacher and Innovative Educational Program Specialist from San Diego, CA, commented, “The XYZPrinting STEAM curriculum allows students to explore 3D printing and apply science concepts in an engaging, innovative, and futuristic way. Bringing 3D printing into your classroom has never been easier or more affordable. My students have loved the opportunity to bring their ideas to life, create unique prototypes, and practice skills that prepare them for their future.”
The special program is designed to encourage teachers and schools to purchase a 3D printing curriculum and in addition, they will be receiving a FREE 3D printer (of equivalent value) for every $500 spent in the purchase of the curriculum. Schools and teachers who are interested in purchasing this bundle will be able to make their purchase through October by going to the XYZprinting STEAM website.
For K-5 schools, XYZprinting will be giving away their best-selling 3D printer, the da Vinci Jr 1.0 3-in-1 , from the award-winning da Vinci Junior line, equipped with 3D scanning capabilities and a laser engraver module upgradability. The printer is valued at $499.95.
For Grade 6-8 and 9-12 schools, XYZprinting will be giving away the da Vinci 1.1 Plus , valued at $499.95. This printer boasts a large build volume of 7.9” x 7.9” x 7.9”, 5″ color touch screen, and is compatible to print with materials like ABS and
The continuous efforts to introduce 3D printing into the classroom led the company to create its very own STEAM curricula, that are aligned with K-12 Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The XYZprinting STEAM curricula is a 3D printing technology-based curriculum that offers up to 40 different lesson plans within the category of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM). The 40 different lesson plans are divided into three different grade levels:
Grades K-5 offering 10 lesson plans. Each K-5 lesson plan is priced at $250, with teachers having unlimited access to the lesson for a 1-year subscription.
Grades 6-8 offering 17 lesson plans. Each Grade 6-8 lesson plan is priced at $250, with teachers having unlimited access to the lesson for a 1-year
Grades 9-12 offering 13 lesson plans. Each Grade 9-12 lesson plan is priced at $500, with teachers having unlimited access to the lesson for a 1-year
*Bundled pricing of the STEAM curriculum by Grade level is also available upon request to XYZprinting.
XYZprinting’s online curriculum has been designed to be a complete, hands-on solution for every classroom environment. It is equipped with step-by-step instructions for teachers on how they can deliver an engaging and interactive STEAM-based lesson, accompanied by a 3D printer. XYZprinting also offers many free software resources for teachers and students to use, like the XYZmaker Suite that includes XYZmaker: an intuitive 3D designing software and XYZprint: a printing software application designed for XYZprinting’s 3D printers. In addition, there is also a Free Projects page for fellow teachers to upload and share their very own 3D printing projects with the XYZprinting
Inspire your classroom with our NGSS STEAM 3D curriculum. Get your free 3D printer now! Head over to the XYZprinting STEAM page and purchase your very own STEAM curriculum to discover how 3D printing opens up a whole new world of creativity in your classroom!
XYZprinting, a New Kinpo Group company, is the world’s leading 3D printing manufacturer. Dedicated to bringing cost-effective 3D printing to educators and classrooms, consumers and artists, small-to-midsized businesses, and households around the world, XYZprinting has broken down the barriers of 3D printer ownership by providing an easy-to-use device that delivers an outstanding user experience, whether connected to a computer or via mobile. Its printers have won several accolades within the 3D printing industry at major technology industry events and by top publications. XYZprinting currently has offices in China, Japan, Korea, Thailand, the United States and Europe. To learn more about XYZprinting products, view useful tutorials, receive online or phone customer service, and access galleries for free, downloadable 3D designs, please visit http://us.xyzprinting.com.
About New Kinpo Group (NKG)
New Kinpo Group, a corporation of several subsidiaries including Cal-Comp, XYZprinting, Kinpo Electronics and AcBel, is a global electronics manufacturing service (EMS) and original design manufacturing (ODM) company that offers its customers lower costs, faster delivery times and world-class product quality. The company’s EMS business spans multiple product lines, including storage, printers, network-attached storage (NAS), wireless and broadband, digital home, consumer electronics, wearables, 3D printing, robotics, power management and smart grid, industrial, automotive, security, medical/healthcare and emerging technologies. New Kinpo Group’s network of strategically located manufacturing sites have the added benefit of allowing customers to manufacture products closer to their end customers, resulting in dramatically reduced shipping costs, lower tariffs and more cost-effective inventory management. For more information, visit http://en.newkinpogroup.com/.