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Center for Innovation Wows Board with Design Thinking and Game Based ... - Scarsdale10583.com

Center for Innovation Wows Board with Design Thinking and Game Based ... - Scarsdale10583.com | Arts and Innovation | Scoop.it
Center for Innovation Presents Report on Design Thinking and Game-Based Learning
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This is amazing! I An entire school district bringing design thinking and innovation to their students. We could use some of these graduates in our School of Arts and Innovation.

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Center for Innovation Wows Board with Design Thinking and Game Based ... - Scarsdale10583.com

Center for Innovation Wows Board with Design Thinking and Game Based ... - Scarsdale10583.com | Arts and Innovation | Scoop.it
Center for Innovation Presents Report on Design Thinking and Game-Based Learning
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This is amazing! I An entire school district bringing design thinking and innovation to their students. We could use some of these graduates in our School of Arts and Innovation.

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5 Reasons I Want My Kids to Be Makers

5 Reasons I Want My Kids to Be Makers | Arts and Innovation | Scoop.it

1. Making creates authentic experiences for learning.


2. Making deepens social and emotional skills. 


3. Making is not just limited to science, tech, engineering or math (STEM).


4. Making teaches kids how to fail. 


5. Making is accessible to anyone.


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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/24/coding-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/20/maker-space-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/

 



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Our new program in Critical Making in the School of Arts and Innovation provides students with the opportunity to learn from multiple disciplines in order to make a difference with our community partners.

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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, October 17, 2014 4:25 PM

Are your kids makers?

Cammie Dunaway's curator insight, October 17, 2014 8:05 PM

  Heres to less consuming and more making!

AnnC's curator insight, October 17, 2014 9:51 PM

So many of my student like to keep their hands and/or bodies moving.  They become engaged .

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30 Things You Can Do To Promote Creativity in Your Classroom

30 Things You Can Do To Promote Creativity in Your Classroom | Arts and Innovation | Scoop.it
The concept of teaching creativity has been around for quite some time.
Academics such as  E. Paul Torrance, dedicated an entire lifetime to the advancement of creativity in education.
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At our new School of Arts and Innovation at Xavier University, we are fostering creativity in the curriculum by forming teams of students in different disciplines to work together to solve a problem, create an artifact, or design for a purpose.

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Brentwood teachers take fundraising initiative for STEAM project - Tribune-Review

Brentwood teachers take fundraising initiative for STEAM project - Tribune-Review | Arts and Innovation | Scoop.it
They've already selected the paint for the classrooom. The program also has a name. 'Imagination Station 4 Innovation' would tie together science, technology, engineering, art ...
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Isn't it amazing what happens when you put the arts in the middle of STEM? You get STEAM! Our new School of Arts and Innovation at Xavier will do just that, plus put the arts into communities of Evanston, Norwood, Avondale, and greater Cincinnati.

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Breaking the mold: Social scientist, policy scholar helms ASU design and arts ... - ASU News Now

Five years ago, at a time when many universities were reducing or eliminating studies in design and arts disciplines, Arizona State University crowned creative practice as one of its core values by es...
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I love what ASU is doing with the Arts and Design! We are starting a program that uses some of these elements at our new School of Arts and Innovation at Xavier University.

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