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In a way, I have a problem with the word customer because rooted within the word is the word customs, which points only to the collection of money. What first must be collected are people’s viewpoints and ideas. If you’re an educator with a great idea for the marketplace, here are 7 practices from i-Corps for Learning for conducting customer discovery.
In this post Madeleine B. writes about soldering, voltage drop, designing with LEDs, and contributing to Habitat for Humanity. Read on to learn why soldering became her favorite thing to do and why she says, “I could not think of a better way to spend my Friday nights.”
On June 14, 2015, Pretty Brainy honored young designers who are showing the world how STEAM is their tool for making their communities and world a better place. Each honoree was chosen for her work in rolling up her sleeves, getting her hands dirty, positively contributing to her world, and understanding what she made and its significance for others.
Among the reasons to celebrate Pretty Brilliant, our new workshop in lighting design and engineering design thinking, girls tell us they are comfortable asking questions and asking for help. In this post we highlight outcomes of the program’s first four weeks, including how we’re building a STEAM community on which girls can rely.
Our new workshop, Pretty Brilliant, is an opportunity for girls in high school and middle school to learn how designers design and why engineering may be a girl’s best tool for making the world a better place. Registration is open, and space is available for 15 girls in middle school and 15 in high school. Sign up online today!