Compilation of brief presentations from the opening night of the 2014 A+DEN Symposium. Participants from across the United States met up at the Cranbrook Academy of Art and Art Museum for 2.5 days of shared learning and networking. Each participant delivered a short address detailing his/her work - a useful snapshot of this unique field.
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Creativity and innovation matter in today’s global economy.
Lecture by AAO Member Linda Keane entitled STEAM by Design (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Music), part of the TEDx Harambee event. Keane addresses the importance of informal learning and arts and design education, and how teaching both together leads students to becoming lifelong learners and contributors to creative economies.
AAO Member Linda Keane and Dr. Yong Zhao debate why creativity and innovation are absolutely necessary and integral to K-12 education. Moderated by (Chicago NPR affiliate) WBEZ arts and culture reporter, Alison Cuddy.
Documentary-style investigation into the studio culture in place at most schools of architecture. Clocking in at approximately 25-minutes, the film is heavy on student and professor interviews and serves as a useful introduction for high school students interested in pursuing a formal architectural education. The film is available for public screenings, with usage fees generally waived for K-12 educators.
Interview with IDEO leader Fred Dust speaking on the importance of design education in the BBC broadcast “Can Artists Make The World a Better Place?” An 18-minute interview capturing Dust's thoughts on STEM vs. STEAM, and why we "often start as children quite confident in our creative abilities, and we somehow gradually work ourselves away from that."
Sample letter for volunteer sign-ups for a Family Design Education program.
Suggested web resource for seeing sample activities for teen audiences; in this case, programs conducted by the Chicago Architecture Foundation.
Scholarship and educational opportunities and resources.
Suggested web resource for seeing sample activities for family audiences; in this case, programs conducted by the Chicago Architecture Foundation.