A group of students from Cedar Girls’ Secondary School explored ways to help the elderly carry out their daily chores more easily. They decided to find a solution for Uncle Soh who had walking difficulties. Find out how they transformed an umbrella into a trendy walking aid for him.
Episode 2: A new D&T Lab
How can a dark and dingy workroom be transformed into a bright and welcoming space where ideas come to life? Just ask Commonwealth Secondary School’s teachers as they underwent a design thinking exercise to redesign their Design & Technology Lab. More importantly, they kept the students – the users of the space – at the core of their design process.
Episode 3: Tilda
Having empathy is the first step to addressing a problem, and Nanyang Girls’ High School wants their students to understand that. Some of their students even explored unfamiliar solutions to help a special needs person regain some independence and dignity.
Episode 4: Raiz-Up!
Watch how Broadrick Secondary School’s students solved a problem for the school cleaners who had trouble picking up heavy trash bags. This ingenious confluence of science, technology and the design thinking methodology is a recipe for success!
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