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Office of Digital Learning

SketchUp Pro In Massachusetts

The Office of Digital Learning is pleased to offer free SketchUp Pro licenses to Massachusetts school districts. SketchUp (formerly Google Sketchup) is a 3D modeling computer program for a wide range of drawing applications such as architectural, interior design, civil and mechanical engineering, film, and video game design.

SketchUp is only available for Massachusetts public schools, public charters and educational collaboratives. The license does not permit individual private use. Students can download the free version, SketchUp Make, for home use. To use this software you must adhere to are bound by Terms and Conditions from Trimble.

Please complete this form to view system requirements and obtain a license.

Massachusetts has created a listserv Download PDF Document  Download MS EXCEL Document to connect educators that are currently using SketchUp in the classroom. Educators are encouraged to use the Listserv for collaboration. Announcements such as new releases will also be distributed through the Listserv.

  • To subscribe, send an email to MASketchUp@list1.doe.mass.edu with the following information in the body of the email: subscribe MASketchUp Your Name. (Example: subscribe MASketchUp John Smith)
  • To unsubscribe, send an email to the same address with the following information in the body: unsubscribe MASketchUp Your Name. (Example: unsubscribe MASketchUp John Smith).
  • To receive help for subscribing or unsubscribing, please send an Email to imailsrv@list1.doe.mass.edu with the following command in the first line of the message body: help MASketchUp.

Resources

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SketchUp Pro Implementation Guide
Produced by the Office of Digital Learning in collaboration with the Northeast Comprehensive Center, this document supports the use of SketchUp Pro throughout the state, features examples from Massachusetts schools and educators, and is designed to provide educators with necessary resources to increase student success.
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SketchUp Images - Nantucket Elementary School
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SketchUp Images - Ipswich High School
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SketchUp Images - Martha's Vineyard Regional High School
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SketchUp Images - Marblehead High School
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ArchII Marthas Vineyard Forest Center Presentation

The Department does not provide technical support for SketchUp, but many external resources exist to maximize its use in the classroom. For assistance, please utilize the SketchUp Knowledge Base.

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Master SketchUp on YouTube
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Teaching Design and Engaging Students

Disclaimer

Reference in this content to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public, and does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.



Last Updated: January 25, 2017
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