Teaching teens design

I would love to create a design fair like the science fair.

“An alarming study released last year found that American kids’ scores on tests measuring creativity have been steadily declining since 1990. The drop has serious implications for our nation’s competitiveness. A 1999 Department of Labor report outlining skills needed in the 21st-century workplace cited creative thinking, problem solving, and “seeing things in the mind’s eye.” More recently, when IBM asked 1,500 CEOs to name their top “leadership competency,” they ranked creativity first.” – Malcolm Brown FastCompany

http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/154/the-kids-can-create.html?partner=homepage_newsletter

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