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“I love to be able to take a person’s dream and write it down in pictures for them to see. With SOLIDWORKS they can see all aspects of their design and have a video to show how to use it. I have learned so much about the versatility and the expansive ability in creating all sorts of models in SOLIDWORKS. It truly is an amazing program.”
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
2 months ago
“Simple things seem to derive the most pleasure from everyone” – Corporal Willy The very first time we tried doing a 3D carving, we took just two pieces of scrap wood and glued them together.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
3 months ago
Richard first came up with the idea of constructing a bridge using fettuccine pasta, while pushing a shopping cart alongside his wife, Carmy, at a supermarket. As Carla stopped in the aisle stacked with a variety of pastas, Richard carefully observed the different types of pastas, appreciating the uniformity inside of the packaging. He recalls thinking, “To try and make something like that would be very difficult to say the least.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
3 months ago
You have a design project due in a few weeks. How do you explain your ideas to your instructor, classmates, and be successful? SOLIDWORKS can help. You heard about SOLIDWORKS for other students – but how do you start to learn on your own – if you have no time to take a SOLIDWORKS class.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
5 months ago
IIS Perlasca challenges students’ passion for Design with their own version of the SOLIDWORKS Model mania contest. IIS Perlasca students recently achieved Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA) and Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional (CSWP) as part of our SOLIDWORKS academic certification program. Teachers decided to further challenge their students by organizing their own SOLIDWORKS Model Mania Contest.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
6 months ago
Millions of students and educators have gone back to school! We put together helpful videos to describe what’s new in the SOLIDWORKS EDUCATION Edition Academic Year 2016-2017. If you are teaching SOLIDWORKS – take a look. We have expanded the SOLIDWORKS academic certification program to provide you the final exams for your students that promotes life-long learning and job-ready skills in design, finite element analysis, sustainability, engineering drawings, & Model Base Definition (MBD).
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
7 months ago
To help design students understand the skills needed to get the best jobs and compete globally, our SOLIDWORKS Value Added Reseller, INTELLIGY created the “Intelligy Tour”. Since 2012, the Intelligy Tour is a free event for students from all engineering careers to learn about new trends in 3D technology and industrial applications. The Intelligy Tour is provided to INTELLIGY’s educational institutional customers on subscription by the INTELLIGY Education Team.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
7 months ago
When WPI faculty member John “Jack” Hall received his PhD from the University of Florida in 1962, he began a career in vibration analysis and soil mechanics. Jack has a drive for continuous learning. After learning SOLIDWORKS during this summer, Jack earned his Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA).
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
7 months ago
Makers from over 60 countries come to Shenzhen Fab12 this week to celebrate Fab Labs and explore the future of Fabrication at the 12th Fab Lab Conference and Symposium. Shenzhen outside Sheraton
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
8 months ago
As an educator, you play a vital role in shaping the next generation of engineering and design professionals. SOLIDWORKS® can help you build your teaching skills for this critical role. SOLIDWORKS offers an exam and certification for educators — the SOLIDWORKS Accredited Educator Exam.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
8 months ago
My name is Colleen Gallagher and I am an Electrical Engineering Major entering my fourth year at Northeastern University. I am currently an intern on the SOLIDWORKS Education team and I have to say, my favorite part about this job is the 3D printing! This post is all about modeling and 3D printing various versions of an alligator pin using Sindoh’s 3DWOX.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
9 months ago
Think Like a Girl: Engineering Kits is a subscription service of packages for young girls, ages 6 to 12+, that teach about engineering topics and industries through activities that are marketed towards girls’ interests and taught using proven methods in which girls learn best. The three co-founders, who are mechanical engineering students from South Jersey, launched their Kickstarter last week. Think Like a Girl CEO and Co-Founder, Gabrielle Rochino, never knew any female engineers until she
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
10 months ago
SOLIDWORKS Education Edition 2016-2017 includes more value than ever before! SOLIDWORKS Education Edition now includes SOLIDWORKS Electrical Professional. It’s easier than ever to teach design, mechatronics, and robotics all in one simple interface. We’ve included SOLIDWORKS Composer and SOLIDWORKS Visualize, world-class documentation and rendering are at your fingertips.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
11 months ago
Friday night and another date night to look into 3D Printing. Thanks to our new SOLIDWORKS partner, Sindoh, it’s time to bring home a bottle of wine and share with my husband, David, a new 3DPrint technology, 3Dwox. Hats off to the engineers at Sindoh.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
One of the best parts about going to SOLIDWORKS WORLD is catching up with friends you meet once a year – every year at SOLIDWORKS WORLD. There will be new faces this year on stage, in breakout sessions, and at the Partner Pavilion. Educators and researchers from all over the world are joining this event. If you cannot come, you can still attend the live streaming of the event by registering http://sww16.wavecast.io/
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
January 9, 2016 marks the FIRST Robotics Competition FRC Kickoff for the new game, FIRST Stronghold(TM). SOLIDWORKS is a FRC Crown Sponsor. To all teams that apply for sponsorship at www.solidworks.com/FIRST, SolidWorks will provide the SOLIDWORKS Robotics Suite of software tools.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
If you teach SOLIDWORKS or conduct academic research and are looking to enhance your engineering design knowledge and solve more challenges, then register to attend SOLIDWORKS World 2016. The world’s largest gathering of SOLIDWORKS users will take place at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, TX, from January 31st to February 3rd in Dallas, TX. Register now so you can get the special educator discount.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
Veteran’s Day was established after WWI to remember those who served. Today Workshops for Warriors in San Diego California is rebuilding America’s advanced manufacturing workforce by a rigorous skills based training program with the latest technology. I got to visit WFW with my colleague, Chris Morse, who runs the SOLIDWORKS Military Veterans Program (MVP) at Dassault Systemes.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
The National University of Singapore (NUS) and our SOLIDWORKS Value Added Reseller Selfpac3D Pte Ltd hosted the largest SOLIDWORKS certification event in Singapore. Students, realizing the value of SOLIDWORKS certification, attended the NUS event on Saturday to take Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate CSWA and Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional CSWP exams.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
Back to school and time to design with the SOLIDWORKS Education Edition 2015-2016. If you used SOLIDWORKS in your classroom last year, then take a look at the SOLIDWORKS Education Edition now included, Model Based Definition (MBD), Treehouse, advanced features in SOLIDWORKS Costing and hundreds more. If you are new to SOLIDWORKS, explore why our community of students and educators continues to grow to support our commercial customers and SOLIDWORKS Users Group Network.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
Bahrain Polytechnic was established in 2008 to fill the gap in Bahrain’s labor market for applied and technical skilled professionals. Today with over 2000 students, Bahrain Polytechnic graduates “home-grown” ready-to-work professionals, to meet requirements from local industry, such as petroleum and aluminum export. To support its growing economy with the right skills, students focus on an applied Problem Based Learning (PLB) curriculum approach where they work with local industry and their
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
Are you a student or educator interested in using SOLIDWORKS this summer to learn what it has to offer, or get ahead of the game for next year? Try our FREE download of the SOLIDWORKS Student Engineering Kit for the summer! Follow these instructions to get your copy:
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
Jay Rexroth, Engineering Graphics teacher, Dallastown, PA Area High School shared the success of his students passing the Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA). New CSWA’s, Abigail Barnhart, Ben Miller, Gerald MacDonald, Nicholas Liegey, Nick Loucks, Daniel Bitner, Bryce Richard, Christopher Brignall, Joseph Starceski (not in photo) proudly displays their accomplishments. Congratulations to all students and to Bryce that had a perfect score.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
Last week I found myself Wenceslaus Square, city center of Prague, Czech Republic. The Velvet Revolution of November/December 1989 created a new country with students ready to compete on a global stage. Josep Maley and Veronika Kubínová SOLIDWORKS Value Added Reseller, 3E Praha Engineering, drove us to Kolin Technical High School where we got to see the world class accomplishments of their students.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago