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45 Design Thinking Resources For Educators 45 Design Thinking Resources For Educators Imagine a world where digital learning platforms help adult learners succeed through college completion; where a network of schools offers international-quality education, affordable tuition, and serves hundreds of thousands of children in economically disadvantaged countries; where we engage parents in understanding national trends and topics in education; where a comprehensive learning environment seamlessly connects the classroom with the opportunities of the digital world for young students; and where system-level solutions help more students gain access to college. Educators across the world have been using design thinking to create such a world. Design thinking consists of four key elements: Defining the Problem, Creating and Considering Multiple Options, Refining Selected Directions, and Executing the Best Plan of Action. An early example of design thinking would have been Edison’s invention of the light bulb.

ARLIS UK & IRELAND: Promoting excellence in library and information provision for the visual arts, architecture and design Library Journal — Library News, Reviews, and Views Use our methods DP0 (Design Project Zero) is a 90-minute (including debrief) fast-paced project though a full design cycle. Students pair up to interview each other, create a point-of-view, ideate, and make a new solution that is “useful and meaningful” to their partner. Two versions of DP0 are “The Wallet Project” and “The Gift-Giving Project”. They have the similar format, only the topic is different. The original DP0 The Wallet Project was created for the’s very first course in 2004 and the project starts with students looking at the content of their partner’s wallet or purse (and goes on to ask every student to design something for their partner). Another DP0 topic is The Gift-Giving Project where students are asked to redesign how their partner gives gifts. Get the materials to facilitate the activity for a group yourself here. Or play the Crash Course (video facilitation that leads the group) here.

Careers with music - general information | Incorporated Society of Musicians Friday 15 July 2011 A career with music is challenging and worthwhile, and offers a high level of job satisfaction for anyone with a strong interest in music. Music offers a wide variety of opportunities. There are performers and composers, teachers in schools and at home, administrators, publishers, record companies, instrument manufacturers, librarians, broadcasters and journalists. A career with music? The skills and experience required for each activity are quite specific; but many people occupy more than one niche during their careers. When you embark on your musical career, ISM membership is the best way to equip yourself with legal and professional backing, technical advice and essential insurance schemes, as well as opportunities for professional development. To find out more, browse through the subjects listed below. And finally... Performing Many young musicians aspire to a solo career. Any performing career demands very high standards, simply because the competition is so intense.

The Conversation: In-depth analysis, research, news and ideas from leading academics and researchers. Leonardo Electronic Almanac – L.A. Re.Play Volume 21 No 1 L.A. Re.Play: Mobile Network Culture in Placemaking, Leonardo Electronic Almanac, Volume 21 Issue 1 ISBN: 978-1-906897-36-9 ISSN: 1071-4391 Date of Publication: January 15, 2016 Number of Pages: 244 Special Issue Editors: Lanfranco Aceti, Hana Iverson and Mimi Sheller Editorial Manager: Caglar Cetin The print issue of LEA Volume 21 Issue 1 L.A. Re.Play: Mobile Network Culture in Placemaking is available on Amazon. Current location technologies have become tools used by contemporary artists, theorists, designers and scientists to reformulate our understanding of social engagement within an enlarged concept of place. The Leonardo Electronic Almanac is a collaborative effort supported by New York University, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development; OCR, Operational and Curatorial Research; Leonardo; Boston University and Goldsmiths, University of London. Meanderings and Reflections on Locative Art Introduction by Lanfranco Aceti Click here for full article. L.A.

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