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DesignPrep: A City of Neighborhoods


City of Neighborhoods is an innovative experience about the design process, learning from professionals to understand how design can affect and improve your community. This 11-session workshop offers youth participants the opportunity to incorporate the latest technologies which includes iPads, Macbooks, and FlipVideos. Youth participants use these tools to capture and display their work via the NYCLN a social network that enables the exchange of civic minded ideas and discussion.
education, design, design thinking, design process, learning, high-school, high school, Teens, prototyping, Neighborhoods, urban planning, iPad, Mac, Flip video, NYCLN, learning network

Students Create Unique Prints with Sena Yang


Celebrated fashion designer Sena Yang, creator of her namesake line SENA, led a two-session fashion workshop at Cooper-Hewitt for high-school students.
fashion, Sena Yang, fashion designer, SENA, high school, high-school, students, teen, youth, Alexander McQueen, collection, concept, prints, motifs, templates

Unexpected Design


Teens from around the city joined us for a two-day product-design workshop led by instructor Julia Chiang. It was an unexpected design medium for sure – candy!
Julia Chiang, artist, sculptor, ring pops, candy, Papabubble, Workshop, product design, product-design, Teens, youth, high school, high-school, students

Scholars Program Kicks Off In Style


The Cooper-Hewitt Scholars students had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work with the master model maker from Van Cleef & Arpels, Sophie Pean. Sophie, who trained at an institution founded by Louis XIV is known to VC&A as a living treasure.
Scholars Program, students, high school, high-school, Teens, model, sophie pean, model maker, Van Cleef & Arpels

Jell-O's Big Adventure


The Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Eyebeam Art + Technology Center and Smart Design have teamed up to take Jell-O on a whirlwind tour through New York City with a Jell-O Mold Workshop for high school students interested in food, design, and technology!
jell-o, jello, mold, Workshop, eyebeam, SmartDesign, high school, high-school, students, youth, Teens, jell-o design competition, education

Design for Play


"Rationale and reflections on teaching science through play- an informal, affective, qualitative and somewhat playful case study" by Scott Henstrand. Scott, a Physics teacher at Brooklyn High School for Collaborative Studies, is working alongside the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to intertwine science and design.
Science, design, interdisciplinary, teaching, education, play, qualitative, affective, Workshop, Carmen Dukes, Katie Koch, Project Interaction, youth, high school, high-school, students, tools

Great Minds Think Alike


A recent article by Urban Gardens features New York City designer Marco Antonio Castro Cosio. As part of his graduate thesis at New York University the designer presented a project that “aims to reclaim the forgotten space on the tops of city buses, while enhancing the quality of urban life by proliferating green spaces on these unused bus roofs.” 
Marco Antonio Castro Cosio, New York City, NYC, Designer, Urban Gardens, article, city, buses, roofs, green spaces, transportation, City of Neighborhoods, youth, Teens, students, high school, high-school, GreenWay, DreamYard, prep, Morrisania, South Bronx, eco-friendly, education, programs, free

Teens take part in JFK 50th Anniversary Website


Jeremy Guerra gathering data in Morrisania, South Bronx
City of Neighborhoods, DreamYard, youth, Teens, high school, high-school, students, education, New York City Learning Network, NYCLN, New York Public Library, NYPL, 2011, 50th anniverary, JFK, John F. Kennedy, inauguration, President, legacy, interviews

MOUSE Corps Students meet Bill Moggridge at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum


This year Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum is taking part in this innovative project by providing MOUSE Corps Legacy students the opportunity to learn about how design can affect and improve the community.
MOUSE, corps, students, Bill Moggridge, youth, development, high school, high-school, social action, legacy, project, local, global, needs, technology, multimedia, New York City, NYC, Teens

A-Trak Music Workshop


During the summer of 2010, the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Nike and Make Something!! teamed up for a youth-based education program in celebration of the World Basketball Festival which took place in Rucker Park on August, 12.
youth, education, program, World Basketball Festival, basketball, Rucker Park, nike, Make Something, workshops, DJ A-Trak, music, Teens, technology, high school, high-school