34 minutes | Apr 27, 2021

CAD in a Web Browser, with Amanda Hough

The pandemic has spurred teachers like Amanda Hough to teach CAD remotely, but how do you do that if students don’t have the hardware to run resource-heavy CAD software? Amanda uses cloud-based CAD platform OnShape, and her students run it in a web browser, no installs needed. She talks about her experience switching over to OnShape this year, its place in education even when the pandemic is over, and how she got into STEM education in the first place as a career-changed from marine biology. Related to this episode: • Amanda Hough’s email: ahough@mpspk12.org • Amanda Hough Twitter @amandahough6: https://twitter.com/amandahough6 • Mashpee Educator Named State STEM Teacher of the Year: https://www.capenews.net/mashpee/news/mashpee-educator-named-state-stem-teacher-of-the-year/article_919d8ed2-7fcd-5bb8-b717-ae7bcab92dc1.html • VEX Robotics competitions: https://www.robotevents.com/robot-competitions/vex-robotics-competition • Marine Biological Laboratory: https://www.mbl.edu/ • MTELs: https://www.mtel.nesinc.com/ • Sketchup: https://www.sketchup.com/ • PTC Creo Parametric: https://www.ptc.com/en/products/creo/parametric • OnShape: https://www.onshape.com/en/ • Autodesk Fusion360: https://www.autodesk.com/products/fusion-360/overview • BOSEbuild Speaker Cube: https://www.bose.com/en_us/support/products/bose_speakers_support/bose_portable_speakers_support/bosebuild_speaker_cube.html • Autodesk TinkerCAD: https://www.tinkercad.com/ • Dassault Systemes Solidworks: https://www.solidworks.com/ • ClearTouch: https://www.getcleartouch.com/for-education/ • Screencastify: https://www.screencastify.com/ Subscribe and find more podcast information at: http://www.k12engineering.net. Support Pios Labs with regular donations on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pioslabs. You’ll also be supporting projects like the Engineer’s Guide to Improv and Art Games, The Calculator Gator, or Chordinates! Thanks to our donors and listeners for making the show possible. The K12 Engineering Education Podcast is a production of Pios Labs: http://www.pioslabs.com.
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