Archive | August, 2012

C:Dags Professional Development Session 2: Space Race

This session picked up where our last session left off-on the topic of classroom space.  An ambitious challenge was posed to C:DAGS teachers.  “How can you re-imagine your classroom space to encourage creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking?”  Teachers were asked to observe their students using the classroom space of the course of two weeks and […]

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Back to School with Big Dreams

The D3 Lab is excited to be back at Nightingale!  We welcome back 7th and 8th graders, as well as the many new 6th graders who have already become regulars up at the lab.  Many students have returned from summer vacation ready to share their visions for Nightingale and the community!  Some have teamed up […]

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Dreaming, Designing, and Doing at C:DAGS

The D3 team is excited to announce a new partnership with C:DAGS (Critical Design and Gaming School)!  C:DAGS is a brand new High School in South LA.  We’ll be working with teachers to help them use the D3 methodology to empower students in this exciting new context. Stay tuned here for updates!

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C:DAGS Professional Development Session #1

The first professional development session at C:DAGS was focused on discussing the meaning and value of design and creative problem solving as well as introducing the D3 Methodology.  C:DAGS teachers collaborated on a series of activities and live design challenges aimed at demystifying the various stages of the creative process.  A foundation of understanding was […]

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