Mid-Pacific Insitute: Design Thinking

Design Thinking

The middle school design thinking course helps students use the design thinking process to create solutions to real-world needs. In their first year, students practice the design thinking process through mini-challenges and projects, working with clients in their family and members of the Mid-Pacific community. In their second year, the course is client-centered. Students expand upon their knowledge and work with clients both on- and off-campus, focusing on creating 360 videos to capture various locations across Oahu.

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So what exactly are king tides? What is the effect of king tides on coastal areas? Do we need to be concerned? These are some of the questions I asked my eighth grade students in Adv. Design Thinking. Growing up, I never heard of King Tides. My mom didn't, my grandma didn't. King Tides are defined by NOAA …

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