Georgia Southern provides 3D printer to elementary school in Statesboro

BULLOCH CO., GA (WTOC) - Students at an elementary school in Statesboro just took a big leap in technology.

Faculty from Georgia Southern University's College of Education surprised technology teacher Ansley Mays at Sallie Zetterower Elementary by delivering a 3D printer the school won in a contest hosted by the College of Education.

Both sides say printers and other technology open new worlds for students.

"They get to plan their ideas, then they get to see it actually made in the printer, then take it out and get to manipulate it," said Mays.

"Students who have access to this technology are asking new questions and are generating answers," said College of Education Dean Dr. Thomas Kobolla.

Sallie Zetterower Elementary becomes the second elementary school in Bulloch County with a 3D printer.

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