Teacher and student resources
Want to get your students involved in the Student Design Challenge? Here are some options to get you started.
I want to let my students know about the contest.
Thanks! You can download this mini poster for your classroom or school bulletin board.
I want to make this a class project.
Great! We have created a lesson plan and have resources for you. Follow the lesson step-by-step or utilize what fits with your needs:
If you love design and would like to find new ways to incorporate design into your classroom, visit our free online Educator Resource Center (ERC). The ERC hosts over 400 design-based lesson plans written by teachers like you.
Need a little help thinking about how to approach this design challenge? Here are some resources to help ignite your creative thinking:
Having trouble thinking of how to bring qualities of an inspiration object into your chair design? Check out how these designers took on a similar challenge.