Three Lakes Schools ‘Fab Lab’ Honored By DPI

The first K-12 digital Fab Lab in Wisconsin was honored Wednesday by the Department of Public Instruction.

The Three Lakes Schools project was one of seven awarded by State Superintendent Tony Evers as part of the ‘Standing Up For Rural Wisconsin’ program. The project provides 3D modeling and 3D printing technology and is said to be a way to bring a new type of manufacturing to a rural area. Evers says the K-12 aspect of FAB LAB is rare and received deep community support…

“….it had great community support, great business support. They talked to various community members and saying, what exactly do you want from the school district as it relates to getting our kids prepared for 21st century skills?…”

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