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Designing the School Day of the Future
Sandy Speicher writes about what the school day of the future could look like on KQED’s MindShift education blog. Envisioning a day that’s unpredictable, inconsistent, and wildly relevant for learners, their engagement, and their development, she argues that above all, it will be designed. Read the post here.
In an interview with Metropolis’ Susan Szenasy, Jane Fulton Suri looks deeper into how patterns in nature and living systems can inform us and inspire us to create more elegant solutions. She talks about the changes a nature-inspired approach might bring about and how human factors might be redefined through a better understanding of the natural world.
Fast Company’s Top Ten in Design
IDEO is included in Fast Company’s Top Ten in Design list “for opening its own innovation processes to the world.”
Design Squad Nation on PBS
Adam Vollmer and Judy Lee are the hosts of Design Squad Nation, a 10-part series of TV shows and accompanying online video blogs. They partner with kids around the world to make their dreams come true through engineering. You can also catch the shows online at the Design Squad Nation site, or check your local PBS television listing.
The Oregon Manifest Bicycle Challenge
David Kelley on Love and Money
Work Matters and Fast Company
The Seven Sins of Innovation
Fast Company's Co. Design
Ryan Jacoby’s recent NYU-Poly talk, “Leading Innovation,” includes a section about the seven sins of innovation. Helen Walters covered the ways companies can avoid falling victim to their own creative processes. Watch a video of the presentation here.