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At the Nueva School in Hillsborough, Calif., design thinking is built into students' and teachers' everyday lives. The process, which is an approach to learning that includes considering real-world problems, research, analysis, building by hand, and lots of experimentation, is documented and shared among staff.
Via Gust MEES
"Big idea: Teaching kids to ask smart questions on their own
A four-year-old asks on average about 400 questions per day, and an adult hardly asks any. Our school system is structured around rewards for regurgitating the right answer, and not asking smart questions – in fact, it discourages asking questions. With the result that as we grow older, we stop asking questions. Yet asking good questions is essential to find and develop solutions, and an important skill in innovation, strategy, and leadership. So why do we stop asking questions – and more importantly, why don’t we train each other, and our future leaders, to ask the right questions starting from early on?"
Via Beth Dichter, Dean J. Fusto, Suvi Salo, Juanita Jackson, Gust MEES
Welcome to a post I always have fun writing. Last year I attempted finding ways to use Word Clouds (Wordle) in education. When I concluded writing that post I was at 108 possible ways. More than a...
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Via Gust MEES, Pippa Davies @PippaDavies
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Via Dr. Stefan Gruenwald, Pierre Levy, juandoming, João Greno Brogueira
Can intelligence be changed? This article explores this issue, looking at work by Carol Dweck (and colleagues). It looks at "fixed mindsets" and "growth mindsets" and student whom have "growth mindsets" engage "in adaptive behaviors, such as focusing on mastering concepts and developing new strategies after making mistakes."
Students with "fixed mindsets showed decrements in performance when faced with negative feedback or failure."
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Via Beth Dichter
by Ian Quillen
"Creating a safe recreation space for teens; protoyping a recyclable lunch tray; setting up a water delivery system to guard against urban fires; building a public awareness campaign to combat hunger. These are just a few of examples of the types of tasks students are taking on when they participate in the Design Learning Challenge, an effort to get students to figure out how to solve real-world problems in their communities.
"Combining project-based learning, with an emphasis on the arts and design thinking, this academic competition now in its third year — a partnership between the Industrial Designers Society of America, or IDSA, and the National Art Education Association, or NAEA — has more than 750 students participating this year."
Via Rebecca White