Posted on August 29, 2017
One of the first design thinking challenges we did this year used newspaper and tape. Students were randomly assigned to groups and asked to "Create a nice looking pair of shoes that a person can put on and take off (like your regular shoes) and walk across the room in."
The purpose of this activity was to:
Students were given two 80 minute class periods to come up with their design. The rules were simple:
In a short amount of time, students came up with an assortment of shoes! It was interesting to see how students developed their ideas and worked through design flaws. In the end, everyone was successful! They even made it to the Middle School office from our classroom to show off their shoes to the Deans and Dr. Priester.