Designing a Design Challenge
The essential elements and tools for creating your own design challenge.
Designing PDF Designing Template Video
Innovation Design Process
Learn about the power of the Innovation Design Process.
Innovation PDF Video Poster
Tools for fostering collaboration, perseverance, curiosity, empathy and boldness with engineering design.
Mindsets PDF Video
What is Engineering?
Where design and innovation meet.
Engineering Education Principles
Key principles for teaching engineering through design challenge learning in any setting.
The Language of Engineering
Vocabulary that builds confidence in engineering.
Materials Strategies for Engineering Design
Managing low-cost, accessible materials for engineering design.
Materials PDF Video
Framing the Challenge
Essential elements to engage all learners in design challenges, including narratives, criteria and constraints.
Framing PDF Video
Methods for inspiring innovation at the start of a challenge.
Brainstorming PDF Strategies PDF Video
Prototyping - Test, Reflect, Iterate
Encourage iteration and perseverance throughout the design process.
Prototyping PDF Video
Data Collection - Reflecting on your Design
Use quantitative and qualitative observations to refine designs.
Create a classroom culture that supports communication, constructive feedback and iteration.
Sharing PDF Video
Discover how to effectively evaluate skills like boldness, perseverance and collaboration.
Assessment PDF Video
Learn the four elements of computational thinking to solve problems big and small.
Practice and share the building blocks of computer programming -- no experience required!
Eight Elements of STEM Preparation
Created by our STEM Pathways Steering Committee, this grade level resource guides the key skills and experiences critical to STEM careers.
Systems Design Challenges
Developed in partnership with Discovery Education, this series of four videos provides an overview of systems design challenges and demonstrates how learners can develop the problem-solving skills to create change for global good.