Educator Resource Center (ERC)

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Cooper Hewitt’s Educator Resource Center features over 400 design-based lessons written by educators from all disciplines that are aligned to National and Common Core Standards. In addition to K-12 lessons, the website also offers best practices, videos and other design resources. The website’s resources allow educators to be fully equipped to implement design education across any subject year after year.

• Design-based lesson plans
• Videos
• Design resources

The Educator Resource Center offers a wealth of lessons for all disciplines. See examples that illustrate how design can be integrated into Math, Science and English Language Arts lessons:

Using Design to Solve Math Problems in the Real World
Connecting the Scientific Method to Design
Learning Paragraph Structure Through Design