What is Play-Based Learning and why is it so Important?

-Marci Klein, MD

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Design thinking and STEM education in school


Have a great Idea for a monthly design challenge?

If they post your project, they send you free product. submit ideas to ayana@3duxdesign.com or ethan@3duxdesign.com

Learn more about Ayana and Ethan

  • See their invention at www.3duxdesign.com
  • On their kickstarter video they share their story and their mission. See how the two teens manufacture their kits and see their invention in use in the classroom.

Learn more about play-based learning and cardboard construction

  1. Boston Globe Article abut the AAP recommendations on toys.
  2. Room 241 — Concordia University’s College of Education blog, with posts from a diverse community of passionate people who believe education can change lives.
  3. Shigeru Ban, Architect of Sublime Cardboard buildings uses cardboard tubes, beer crates, containers and cloth for emergency housing on a global level https://qz.com/431520/shigeru-ban-architect-of-sublime-cardboard-buildings-creates-a-permanent-legacy/
  4. Greg Satell on kids, coding and communication skills https://medium.com/s/story/these-are-the-skills-your-kids-will-need-for-the-future-hint-its-not-coding-9b5d47f372f1
  5. Sir Ken Robinson — are schools killing creativity?  https://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill_creativity?language=en

Great resources for creating more creative kids


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