3-D Printing at the College of Education METRC
Thingiverse - repository of designs and ideas
3-D printing in Education (cool poster for your lab or library)
Cost/Where to Purchase:
Many schools are starting with MakerBot - price varies by size and capability - we like the Replicator2 ($1999)
PrintrBot - some models are small and cheap BUT more difficult software from $349 (unassembled)
Deployment/Management Ideas - find ideas at this Google Doc for how you might 3D printing going at your school. Add to it with ways to encourage use by classes, manage the kits, etc.