Once per week
over 4 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a “Multi-Day” course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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If students want to be future inventors, future designers, and future problem solvers, the Imagining Inventions class is the perfect place to begin. In this multi-day class, they will empathize with a client/user who comes from the future. They will help solve their problem with a creative invention while learning about the design thinking/engineering cycle. Designers don't just think about the needs of the present, they also have to imagine what people might need in the future and use these...
This is a rich life-skills class and will teach many skills such as...empathy, creative problem-solving skills, communication skills, and collaboration skills. Learners will also understand the importance of the design thinking process and how to use their hand-eye coordination as they assemble their inventions. Finally, we will reflect on the process and proactive the valuable skills of reflection.
Materials for this class are: Week one- no materials needed Week two- paper and drawing tools such as regular pencils, colored pencils, crayons, markers (whichever your learner prefers) Week three- this will depend on the invention your learner is creating (which you will know about after week two). I suggest cardboard, duct tape or masking tape, scissors, ruler, and other craft supplies you might have on hand such as: straws, craft sticks, paper clips, cups, pom poms, rubber bands, plastic bags, coffee filters, etc. Materials from your recycle bin are a goos source as well. Week four- materials used in week three are needed to finish the project
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Laurie Bloyer M.Ed.
Master's in Education, experienced PK-12 teacher and Jill-of-all-trades specialist.
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
3 total reviews
3 completed classes
Hi! My name is Laurie Bloyer, and I have been a teacher for over 15 years. I look forward to teaching your child the essential life skills that they will need for success in life. These skills include problem-solving, creative and critical...