ShopBots in Education & the Arts

Eli Whitney MuseumThe Eli Whitney Museum and Workshop is a not-for-profit organization that preserves the site where Whitney built the first American factory in 1798, and it provides a wide array of unique and exciting learning workshops for children, teachers, and families. Read the full story.

GuitarBuilding.orgThe GuitarBuilding.org offers a rockin' 5-day workshop of STEM learning for technology teachers. Over the course of a week they build a working, professional hard-body electric guitar. Core pieces of the guitar are made and finished on a ShopBot Buddy. The teachers walk away with their own guitars and a comprehensive STEM teaching module that they can share with students. Read the full story.                            

T. Alan Russell has enjoyed a long and successful career in the business world, including his tenure as President and Chief Operating Officer at Illinois Cereal Mills, Inc. Today, Alan serves as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of The Pierre F. and Enid Goodrich Foundation, and Chairman of the Board at Liberty Fund, Inc. This dedicated philanthropist and youth mentor, "a teacher at heart," as Alan says, has also long been passionate about woodworking.  Read the full story.

Ed WallEd Wall has been a Technology teacher for more than a quarter of a century. As any veteran teacher will tell you, the key to success is to make the learning process fun! That's exactly what Ed has been doing with his students in Elmira, New York. Ed teaches a STEM curriculum including classes in ACE SolidWorks, Drawing and Design for Production, Production & Construction Systems, Manufacturing Systems and Computer Integrated Manufacturing. And his teaching tool of choice is ShopBot! Read the full story.

Brett Dickinson,
Construction Technology teacher in Texas

David Isenbart,
Technology Education specialist,
has a FabLab in Oklahoma

Keith Yow,
teaches Furniture & Cabinetmaking
 in North Carolina

 

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