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The PBL-SEL Connection

This related resource is designed to help you see the PBL-SEL connection after you read the blog post! Imagine being part of a design team to address a real-world challenge: Designing products to help humans based on animal characteristics, saving butterflies from extinction, developing school and classroom libraries that accurately reflect those reading the books, […]

Focus 2020: Encourage Students to “Make It” and “Solve It”

This post is third in a series of six to get ready for the new year . . . The year 2020 reminds me of perfect vision! 2019 was a year of many initiatives, goals, and needs; it’s time to put everything in focus. Here are the links if you missed the first or second […]

Design Process Is Just Good For Kids … and the World!

I often hear design process and design thinking mentioned in connection with STEM and STEAM programs; and yes, clearly, if you’re going to solve a design problem, it’s good to have a design process. But the type of methodical thinking involved in design process is just good for everyday life! So build it into everything […]

Dr. Nancy Sulla Discusses Efficacy and the Design Process in Insights Success Ma...

“I partner with organizations to position people to change the world.” says Dr. Sulla in Insights Success magazine, “It’s all about efficacy — the ability to identify a goal, put a plan in place to achieve it, and then do just that.” Dr. Sulla compares “automational” technology use to “transformational” technology use. “Technology is more […]