Responding With Wonderment & Awe
CAD Crafts students will use design mistakes as learning experiences, explore new tools for expressing ideas, explore connections to art and math, and discover new possibilities as they consider how toy design could apply to future goals. They will play as they design toys and engage in creative challenges and projects.
[Efficacious people] search for problems to solve for themselves and to submit to others. They delight in making up problems to solve on their own...They enjoy figuring things out by themselves, and they continue to learn throughout their lifetimes...We want students to be curious...We want students to feel compelled, enthusiastic, and passionate about learning, inquiring, and mastering.
Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind Edited by Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick Chapter 2. Describing the Habits of Mind by Arthur L. Costa