Archive | October, 2013

D3 @ PSP: Movin’ On Up & Going to College

Teens eagerly attended D3 @ PSP – both days full with a waiting list. Teens continued their Movin’ On Up redesign project and went on a field trip to be presenters and give critiques to a college graphic design class!      On Wednesday, teens arranged floor plans to adapt the lounge space to a […]

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Designing and Doing at C:/dags

Check out Mrs. Lamar’s 9th grade Geometry class doing some more Math-integrated hallway transformation!  We stopped in to offer some feedback on the class’s final designs. As we visited with each team, we were impressed by their grasp on the project as well as their role in the development of the design.  This understanding was […]

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Making floor plans and wall plans...

D3 @ PSP: Movin’ On Up – Lounge to Workspace Redesign

Continuing the excitement following PBS’ filming of the final phase of The Map of Our Neighborhood D3 @ PSP had full attendance both days this week! We have begun to design a solution for moving our workspace from the Rec. Room back to the family lounge space on PSP’s fifth floor. In digging deeper teens […]

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D3 X Geometry

C:/dags students continue to make progress on several math-based D3 projects.  Mr. Orozco’s 10th Grade Geometry class have been working in teams on visual designs that incorporate geometry concepts and school identity.  D3 facilitators stopped in to offer feedback and demonstrate visual principles in preparation for the final versions of their designs which will be […]

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D3 presents their "Welcome to the Neighborhood" map to PSP guests.

D3 @ PSP: Welcome to the Neighborhood!

In the final week of creating a map for guests at PSP the teens let their special interests and talents shine. One young boy took center stage in front of PBS’ cameras to explain the D3 process, the whole map project they had been working on, and the final steps in collaboration with JOYCE ad […]

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D3 and Debate

Today at C:/dags, English teacher Mr. Miller stopped in for a planning session.  The goal was to take an existing structure of his debate preparation unit, and make it more legible and engaging to students using the D3 process.  The various activities and benchmarks for the debate process (from identifying a debate topic, to analyzing […]

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