For those who couldn't make it to our
teacher celebration event, read all about it here
(by master d.blogger
Adam Royalty). For those who were present, thanks again for coming! We
had a blast! Yes! AND...
Check out the design thinking video
created by the students of
Menlo School's Moviemaking class, which we had the pleasure to watch on
Tuesday (kudos to Tripp Robbins and his students!)Yes! AND...
thanks to the Stanford Improvisors for being the catalysts of an
inspiring and energizing evening! Check out some of the Simps' performances
(never-been-seen-before and, if it wasn't for video,
posted on our wiki an article on improv and design
, written by former
d.schooler Liz Gerber (currently Associate Professor at Northwestern
Segal Design Institute). Enjoy!Yes! AND...
If you implement in your classroom some of the fun improv activities the Simps shared with us, we'd love to hear about it.Yes! AND...
help you with that, we've also posted on the wiki the results of the final crowdsourcing exercise
("35") for inspiration. Wasn't that fun?Yes! AND...
you are looking for an excuse to put your (and your students') design
thinking to work, check out the Global Innovation Challenge
kicks off on Wednesday November 4th, as part of Stanford's
Entrepreneurship Week! In past years the challenge has been to create
value out of everyday objects (some of the winner entries here
year it will be a global problem. Are you up for it?
Thanks for reading and have a great weekend!
List of links embedded in the newsletter:http://dschool.typepad.com/news/2009/10/teacher-celebration-event.html http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Hnp-GNTF7s http://www.stanford.edu/group/simps/cgi-bin/site/vault.php http://02-610-server.stanford.edu/groups/k12/wiki/73bac/improv_resources_for_design.html http://02-610-server.stanford.edu/groups/k12/wiki/c3a0c/Teachers_Celebration_Event.html