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Dawson focuses on design thinking

 

September 16, 2016

Photo courtesy of Dawson School Lower school students took middle and upper school students through a day in their lives, as part of Dawson’s Mustang Days.

Dawson has launched a new feature to its schedule this year: periodic days throughout the year designed to promote collaboration and integration between grades and disciplines, called Mustang Days.

Increased flexibility built into Dawson’s schedule allows the school to spotlight larger topics and to create even more opportunities for student-driven, hands-on learning. On August 31, the focus was design thinking.

Design thinking is an established learning method that integrates creativity, problem-solving skills and empathy; students have a chance to imagine and create solutions to real-...



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