Design Thinking for Grade 1 Science

In the Design Thinking for Grade 1 Science, Shoe-Lutions, program, students will use the design process to investigate different materials. This process will enable students to not only generate ideas to solve a real problem they are facing, but will also teach them tools and methods to develop those ideas further to develop a prototype of their ‘shoe-lution’.

By the end of the unit, students will have a creative shoe design they can share with others. Students are driving towards answering the question, How might we design a shoe that helps to solve a problem in your day to day activities?

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Curriculum Expectations

This unit addresses a number of overall expectations across different subject areas from the Ministry of Ontario Curriculum.

  • Science: Understanding Structures and Mechanisms: Materials, Objects and Everyday Structures
    • Overall expectations 1, 2, 3
  • Language Arts: Oral Communication
    • Overall expectations 1, 2, 3
  • Language Arts: Writing
    • Overall expectations 1, 2
  • Language Arts: Media Literacy
    • Overall expectations 1, 2, 3, 4
  • Mathematics
    • Patterning and Algebra
    • Geometry and Spatial Sense
    • Measurement
  • Visual Arts
    • Overall expectations B1 - Creating and Presenting
  • Drama
    • Overall expectations D1 - Creating and Presenting

Design Thinking for Grade 1 Science
Design Thinking for Grade 1 Science
Regular price $ 295.00 CAD

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Everything you need.

Leverage easy to implement curriculum that develops essential competencies and future ready skills while meeting education expectations.

This course contains:
  • Videos
  • Handouts
  • Assessment
  • Robust teacher's guide
  • Slideshows
  • Online support

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An Incredible Experience

Developed by world-class educators, the program empowers students to take ownership of their learning while meeting learning goals and curriculum expectations.

Big Ideas Explored

  • Design Thinking
  • Global and Future Vision
  • Entrepreneurship

Competencies Developed

  • Critical Thinking
  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Creativity

Exceptional Learning Experiences

Leverage our programs to provide your students with exceptional learning experiences

Tenets of Exceptional Learning

  • Problem Driven
  • Real-World Connection
  • Student Choice and Voice
  • Real Solutions
  • Individual Mastery
  • Public Sharing

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Maps to Curriculum

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