Experiencing STEM and Design Thinking

Details

STEM and units that authentically integrate curriculum have the benefit of creating a learning environment that naturally develops thinking as well as capabilities such as collaboration, empathy, resilience and a growth mindset. In this session you will experience two design challenges – a simple hands-on activity plus a real-life social justice challenge. This will give you a deeper understanding of how to integrate STEM thinking in your curriculum and spark innovation, creativity and self-regulation in your students.


Objectives and Outcomes

  • Experience a simple design challenge to lay the foundation for critical and creative thinking, problem solving and collaboration
  • Introduce the design thinking process as a core framework for STEM
  • Experience an open-ended social justice design challenge to demonstrate how to spark innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship

Additional Information

SKU CONF2020KAA
Session Session 2 - 11:00am - 12:45pm
Day Day 4
Topic STEM

STEM and units that authentically integrate curriculum have the benefit of creating a learning environment that naturally develops thinking as well as capabilities such as collaboration, empathy, resilience and a growth mindset. In this session you will experience two design challenges – a simple hands-on activity plus a real-life social justice challenge. This will give you a deeper understanding of how to integrate STEM thinking in your curriculum and spark innovation, creativity and self-regulation in your students.


Objectives and Outcomes

  • Experience a simple design challenge to lay the foundation for critical and creative thinking, problem solving and collaboration
  • Introduce the design thinking process as a core framework for STEM
  • Experience an open-ended social justice design challenge to demonstrate how to spark innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship