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John Bell

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John Bell is the Lower School Science Teacher at Sanford School. He earned his bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies from California State University in Sacramento. He received his master's degree in Science Education from Montana State University. e was a field biologist studying raptors across the Western United States before teaching.  

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How Design Thinking Inspires Future Engineers

Posted by John Bell on June 1, 2018 at 12:30 PM

Design Thinking is a teaching approach that incorporates the engineering design process in hands-on, collaborative projects. Students are guided through the design steps to problem solve. The process is meant to be repeated to create the best possible solution. Project-based and problem-based learning engages students while providing essential Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) skills that inspire innovation.

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Topics: STEM