What is this site?
Puzzle Shift Create is a new approach to education. Students learn how to think for themselves and use real tools to create. This site is a resource for these young creators.
‘Engineer’ Learning Experience
Step 1: Learn TinkerCAD yourself
Your students will need lots of help. You need to know how each tool works before you can really help your students succeed. Take your time and learn how to use the tool well. One video per day with lots of practice after each video is recommended.
Basics and Controls
Using the workplane
Grouping, solids, holes, and color
Other collections, Shape Generators
Align, Flip, Snap
How to teach TinkerCAD to beginners
Here are all of my resources for teaching TinkerCAD to beginners! Link to the PDF
Design Criteria for First Projects
Common Student Issues and FAQ
Useful links for teachers:
This site holds the resources for Innovative Arts class, a class that replaced our technology class in our middle school. Students learn to create as engineers, designers, and more. At the same time, we are learning about our brains/mindsets (‘Puzzle‘), engage technology (‘Shift‘) and the creative process (‘Create‘).