Wolf Administration’s “Innovations Challenge” Invites Students to Develop Technologies, Solutions to Combat Roadway Litter Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that students in grades 9-12 are invited to participate in the third PennDOT Innovations Challenge which encourages students to use their problem-solving,Continue reading “PA Dept. of Transportation Design Challenge”
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I have been to the Mountain Top…
I ran across this article today and was reminded of some of the background work that went into the creation of inNOVAtion Lab. In the summer of 2015, accompanied by my superintendent and our STEM coordinator, I visited Lehigh’s Mountain Top Program. We were led through the space by Dr. Sarah Stanlick. The immensity ofContinue reading “I have been to the Mountain Top…”
Who’s Telling Your Story?
Today the students in NOVA Lab got a chance to hear from the undergraduate director of Industrial Design at University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Phil Holcombe. Phil is also the principal designer at the Educational Design Consultancy, Form & Faculty. The students’ first real-world design challenge is to help create the brand and storyContinue reading “Who’s Telling Your Story?”
Design Thinking for College Admissions
I received the letter below from one of the counselors at my HS today. As a recap, I piloted a Design Thinking and Open Source Learning class last year for 13 students. For several reasons it didn’t fill up enough this year, but with the endorsement below, I’m hoping to be off and running likeContinue reading “Design Thinking for College Admissions”