After 7 years, I have changed schools. I hope this resource will be continued by the new Design teacher at Canadian Academy. I may try to create a new Design Educators blog, although I’m not teaching Design in the context of an MYP school any longer.
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Designing is about solving problems. Designers look for issues/problems and seek out opportunities to create products/systems/events.
Today we will begin your final unit for Food Design 9. Today I want you to use the graphic organizer in class to think about issues and opportunities that surround you and that you are interested (passionate, even) about. I don’t want you to start jumping too fast into getting excited about one thing.
Keep your options open.
We’ll watch this and discuss it a bit in class.
Bakey’s Edible Cutlery:
Here are some other resources you may want to look through for inspiration.
We are going to continue to inquire and analyze as we think about sharing our own knowledge and interests with our community through our current unit:
How do Japanese art, history and culture make Japan unique?
While you are not necessarily creating a virtual tour for your final project, it is important that you analyze more learning spaces (museums) to find great examples. The power of the internet allows us to visit a lot more museums than we could ever take field trips to.