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ERIC Number: EJ1165661
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Dec
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-1449-6313
Design Challenges: Connecting the Classroom to the Real World
Brookes, Tori
Teaching Science, v63 n4 p16-19 Dec 2017
School lockers are an essential part of secondary school life and students have been using them for decades. It is unlikely the design has changed since they were used by their grandparents. Although lockers have not changed, school definitely has. Are school lockers something that also need to be changed? A design challenge is an open-ended project that encourages students to ask questions, take initiative, and think creatively. This article presents an example of such a challenge.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia; United States
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