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Calling all teachers! Sign up today for Target: Design in the Classroom
Target: Design in the Classroom is an innovative new program that brings the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to NYC schools. This video is for teachers interested in learning more about this program. All K-12 teachers in NYC are eligible for this free, hands-on design workshop. Teachers may register today for this exciting & free...
Target: Design in the Classroom
Target: Design in the Classroom is an innovative new program that brings Cooper-Hewitt, to NYC schools. This video shows a kids-eye-view into a full day of design workshops at P.S. 124 in South Ozone, Queens. All K-12 teachers in NYC are eligible for this free, hands-on design workshop. Register online today at http://www.cooperhewitt.org/designK12registration to register...
Target: Design in the Classroom
Target: Design in the Classroom is an innovative new program that brings the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to NYC schools. This video shows a kids-eye-view into a full day of design workshops at P.S. 124 in South Ozone, Queens. All K-12 teachers in NYC are eligible for this free, hands-on design workshop. Register online...
Target Design K12: Sign up Today!
Target Design K12: Design In The Classroom is a unique, FREE program for K-12 teachers in New York City. The Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum will come to you for a 45 minute session that’s adaptable to any subject area. A special focus on teamwork, brainstorming and problem-solving through design thinking will equip your students with...
Design Thinking for Educators
One of Cooper-Hewitt’s missions is to aid educators in seeing themselves and their students as designers. One of the ways we work toward this goal is through our Educator Resource Center, an online resource for K-12 educators, which hosts lesson plans, a conversation board, and videos of design experts speaking about best practices in design-based...
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Sharing design with students in the Midwest
People often forget that Cooper-Hewitt is a Smithsonian museum and with that comes a commitment to spreading the word about design across the country. As part of our A City of Neighborhoods program we teach K-12 teachers from coast to coast how to bring design thinking into their classroom. In addition to the training itself...
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Educator Conversation Board January Highlights
Cooper-Hewitt’s education department hosts a conversation board for K-12 educators interested in bringing design-based learning into their classroom. The conversation board hosts links to articles and teachers around the country posting their thoughts. Below are a few highlights from this months postings. Take a look and join in. Educator Resource Center Conversation Board No Right...
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Terrific Prototypes from Today’s Tour + Workshop
These third graders from P.S. 59 in the Bronx recently tackled some big design challenges when they came to participate in our Target Design K12 program. Here they are demonstrating their fantastic prototype vehicles, made during the popular Green Transportation Workshop. Made possible by a generous grant from Target, the free Tour + Workshop program...
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It is time for you to teach the teacher
Were you the kid doodling in the back of the classroom? During gym did you draw elaborate designs on your arm with a Bic pen while waiting to be picked for a team? If you are reading a design blog I would think you might have been one of those kids. In my previous post...