Summer Professional Development

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Elementary School Spotlight

PPE at Locke Elementary

Mrs. Baut showing her printed facemask to her class over videochat.Katie C's posterCarousel image

Students at Locke Elementary School are collaborating with their teacher, Mrs. Baut, to create a campaign to fund 3D-printed face masks for coronavirus first responders. Take a look at a videos of their process, and, including an explanation of the 3D printer used to make the masks.

High School Spotlight

The Solin Flatpack Face Shield

Makers all over the world have rallied to produce nearly 4 million pieces of personal protective equipment for medical professionals fighting COVID-19. Jeff Solin a CS teacher at Lane Tech HS has already added more than 8,000 units of his reusable, compact, face shields to that total, and along with the Illinois PPE Network is set to produce 70,000 more units.

Check out Jeff's website for an awesome peek into the design process and information about how to get involved!

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