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City X Project at Creativity Day

At Creativity Day we had over 40 children and their parents attend six City X workshops to learn about how 3D modeling and 3D printing can be used to solve global challenges… and we had a ton of fun!

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Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 by Libby

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The City X Project: Another Teacher’s Perspective

A third grade teacher from Wisconsin reflects on her experience with the City X Project design thinking and 3D printing workshop.

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Thursday, April 10th, 2014 by Matthew

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The City X Project Toolkit for Educators is Here!

Since the beginning, our goal for the City X Project has been to release a freely available toolkit that enables other educators to run the workshop. Now anyone can!

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Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 by Libby

Design Thinking with Kids: 5 Great Bay Area Projects

The Bay Area is home to some of the most inspiring projects in project-based learning and design thinking with kids. Here are a few of our favorites.

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Monday, April 7th, 2014 by Libby

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Visit City X Project Contest Winner Announced

We had some great entries to choose from, but what we especially like about Ross’ communication issue is that it’s very nearly universal and particularly relevant to a classroom setting.

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Friday, April 4th, 2014 by Matthew

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A Sneak Peek of Our Free 3D Printing Toolkit for Kids

We’re proud to present to you the first publicly available peak of the City X Project toolkit, including the instructor’s guide, student designer workbook, and City X citizen cards!

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Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 by Matthew

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City X Project: a Teacher’s Perspective

A 5th grade teacher in Illinois, just outside of Chicago, shares his thoughts on having the City X Project design thinking workshop in his classroom.

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Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 by Matthew

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Contest: Become a Permanent Part of the City X Project

We want to hear about the social issues that educators think are the most important for their students to be thinking about. Enter our contest to become a permanent part of the City X Project Toolkit!

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Monday, March 10th, 2014 by Matthew

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Empathy for Kids: Step 1 of the Design Process

This is exactly why “Empathize” is the first step in the Stanford d.School Design Process, even before students begin to Define a problem (step #2), they must understand the way in which the issue at hand affects others.

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Monday, March 10th, 2014 by Matthew

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5 of our Favorite Projects from SXSWedu

Here are five of the best projects at SXSWedu that caught our attention this week, including Project MASH, MakerKids, and others.

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Friday, March 7th, 2014 by Libby