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SOLIDWORKS in schools Posts

Why Encourage CAD in Schools?
Wednesday March 9, 2016 at 1:57pm

A recent Ofsted report on the teaching of design and technology has claimed that too many subject teachers are failing to keep pace with global technological advances and making too little use of modern technology. It stated that ‘Where the subject was being taught particularly well was in those schools where teachers challenged their students, assigning interesting and relevant tasks, and capitalising on the use of up-to-date ICT and other technologies.’

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SOLIDWORKS in Schools - Lesson 1
Monday February 8, 2016 at 11:00pm

My first group of lessons were a success! The session was attended by 3 children aged between the ages of 8-10 and was broken down into 3, 40 minute sessions.

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SOLIDWORKS - A User Interface for Children
Friday February 5, 2016 at 3:00pm

During the primary school years children are constantly developing their fine motor skills, tasks such as hand writing and learning tobplay an instrument all help with this development and using CAD is another great opportunity to practice these skills. With this in mind one of first tasks before introducing SOLIDWORKS to the children is to simplify the user interface (UI).

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SOLIDWORKS in Schools - A New Initiative
Monday February 1, 2016 at 10:00am

How do you inspire the next generation of CAD skilled engineers and and what age can you start teaching kids how to use SOLIDWORKS? Solid Solutions new "SOLIDWORKS in Schools" initiative aims to explore these questions with the view of developing a program of learning for Primary School children. Kate Sibly explains the initiative...

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