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Laser Cutters EOFY sale

With the end of financial year nearly upon us EduKits are running a special on laser cutters. Deal 1 – For schools with existing filter exhaust systems Emblaser 2 Desktop laser cutter Inbuilt air-assist cutting LightBurn software Pricing $3,679.90Save $131.60 Deal 2 – For schools needing a machine with fume extraction Emblaser 2 Desktop laser […]

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3D Printing Education News

End of financial year 3D printing specials

With schools around Australia resuming as Covid-19 shutdowns ease it would be easy to forget the end of the financial year fast approaching. EduKits are running some great end of financial year specials to help educators bring 3D design and printing to their schools. Special 1 – 3D Printing first experiences bundle This bundle includes: […]

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Arduino Coding News

The best drag-and-drop Arduino block coding editor

Teaching coding to kids can be a little challenging, especially with Arduino. Text-based coding is extremely intimidating for those just getting started, and it’s extremely easy to run into errors if you don’t know what you’re doing. In the classroom, things can get messy pretty quickly. If you’re a digital technologies teacher (or have even […]

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3D Printing Education Teaching

You should know these top 6 3D design apps for education

3D printing is an amazing new tool for teaching and learning in the classroom. However, we know it can often be difficult to find engaging projects to do with your students. Don’t worry: we’ve done the work for you. Here are our top 15 3D design apps for education. Some are super-easy to use (see […]

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Arduino Electronics

Which Arduino pins are PWM?

If you’re working on an Arduino project, one of the important questions you might be asking is: which ones are the PWM pins? Our helpful table below covers this information for almost all Arduino boards. Keep reading for more information about each of the boards. Board Model/s PWM Pins Arduino Uno, Nano or Mini 3, […]

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Michael Nixon featured in Australian Information Industry Association ‘Connector Magazine’

Flicking through the pages of this months Connector Magazine published by the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) you will find an article on EduKit’s teen founder Michael Nixon. As a previous winner of an AIIA iAwards the follow up article highlights the recent work Michael has been doing to bring industry relevant training to teachers […]

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3D Printing Education News Teaching

What to expect from PrintLab in 2020

PrintLab Classroom is a creative lesson plan portal for teachers looking to integrate 3D printing into core topics such as science, technology, engineering, arts, maths, computing, geography, history, languages and more. Phew! There’s a lot in there. We’re really proud of the product so far, but there’s heaps more to come in 2020. EduKits would […]

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Artificial Intelligence Coding

We got AI to write for us, and the results were certainly interesting

Over the past few years, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been getting smarter and smarter. It’s used to power voice assistants such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa, and now the ‘self-driving’ feature within Tesla’s new cars. We recently asked our followers over on Instagram for some sentence starters. Y’know, so we could feed them to […]

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Coding Inspiration

These graphs show the most popular websites of all time.

What was originally known to many as ‘The World Wide Wait’ has very much evolved since its beginnings, with over 3.4 billion users connected to the internet. It might not seem like it, but the World Wide Web has been around for quite a while now. Over thirty years, in fact. Over that time, many […]

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3D Printing Education

Hands-down: the best teacher training in 3D printing

If you’re a teacher wondering whether 3D printing might be a technology worthwhile for introducing to your class, we’ve got an awesome online course geared to skill you up and keep you that one step ahead of your students. Called the PrintLab Certification course, this series of online modules will provide you with the knowledge […]