DT Philly Updates
We’re two-thirds of the way through the middle school pilot program, which means it’s time for the middle school pizza challenge! Earn 250 points and leave a message for your high school counterparts (teachers, check your email for individual instructions) by the end of the week and win pizza for an upcoming team meeting!
Just over two weeks to go until our high school teams present their projects! If your team is looking for inspiration as you prepare your presentation, click here to see some of what last year's teams did at the DT Philly Challenge.
Everybody's getting visual at DT Philly! We're seeing lots of fun concept sketches (not to mention some entertaining artistic interpretations from our teams' games of visual telphone). Keep the ideas flowing and keep up the great work!
With five weeks to go until the DT Philly Challenge for our high school division, the Nocturnal Sparrows paused for a moment to have some fun with the Landfill Harmonic activity...inspiration for their ideation and protyping!
Neither snow nor early dismissal will keep our design thinkers from their projects! Several of our schools were hard at work yesterday, and some students even came back to school in the snow, hours after their early dismissal, to discuss design challenges in their schools and communities. Click here to see what Team Awesome Smart Kids from...Read More
There was a great exchange of information and ideas today when the Nocturnal Sparrows team from Edison High School had a working lunch with mentor Fletcher MacNeill at the Center City offices of his firm, Environetics!
We enjoyed Saturday's training and program launch at Drexel with a great group of teachers from the Arthur, Key, Longstreth, Mitchell and Southwark schools. Many thanks to Jon Coddington of Drexel and Nathan Gasser of Rock River Star for their support of our newest initiative. And congratulations to the Southwark team for being the first to log in and begin their start-up activities!
Congratulations to KCAPA, the Penn Treaty Seekers of Truth, and the MLK Cougar Conservationists for reaching the 100 point mark. We'll be delivering your Philly-themed snack packs for an upcoming team meeting soon! We'd also like to congratulate T.A.A.G. at Edison as well as KCAPA for being the top badge earners to date, and a big thank you to all of our student design teams for generously...Read More