Design in the Classroom

Design in the Classroom Supports the Common Core Standards


Two years ago, the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum closed for renovations and the opportunity opened up to explore a school-based program: Design in the Classroom.  This free 45-minute, single visit workshop introduces K-12 students to design thinking.  In short, design thinking is a term describing the way designers critically assess the "things" all around us.
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Cooper-Hewitt presents national on-line resources at NAEA conference


 
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Design In the Classroom helps students solve problems "outside the box"


As manager of school and tours at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum I have the great opportunity to see design come alive in classrooms all over NYC. It's also thrilling when I can chat with a teacher who has implemented one of our workshop programs and has seen the exciting results. I interviewed Aviva Carmeli, Art Teacher at PS 131 Queens’ Abigail Adams Elementary School. We discussed Ms.
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NYC Teachers Register Now for Free Design Workshops!


This is the second year Cooper-Hewitt's Design Educators are going into New York City schools and leading free design workshops!  Target Design K-12:  Design in the Classroom web site  has a revised Teacher Resource Packet that includes all the valuable feedback given by teachers who participated last year. 
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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 new tools for taking on challenges across subjects.
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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 today at www.cooperhewitt.org/designK12registration to register your school for this exciting & free program.
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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 program at www.cooperhewitt.org/designK12registration
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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.
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