Day 02 - Smarter Communications (Middle School)

Today was another fun-filled learning day at IBM. We took two walking field trips and traveled far on foot.

Day 02 - Smarter Commerce (Middle School)

We had our first design challenge today. The kids were tasked with designing a vacation for a client.

Day 02 - Smarter Cities (Middle School)

Today your students were introduced to what topics fit within Smarter Cities – you can view them on the attached diagram.  Today&

Day 02 - Smarter Public Safety (Middle School)

Our group started to look at “Smarter Public Safety” by looking through the lens of improving safety in schools.

Day 07 - Smarter Food (Elementary)

The children spent the bulk of the day working on prototypes. This morning we completed prototypes from yesterday and presented our ideas.

Day 07 - Smarter Buildings (Elementary)

The students were great during the whole prototyping day!

Group 2

Day 07 - Smarter Water (Elementary)

Today we began our last design challenge. Students chose a problem on which to focus and began empathizing with their client.

Day 07 - Smarter Buildings (Elementary)

Today we started with learning the area method for solving multiplication problems.

Group 1

Day 07 - Smarter Transportation (Elementary)

Today was a big design thinking day!  We focused on MANY design thinking steps to help further our transportation project ideas.

2014 Innovation Academy - Day 07 (Elementary)

The Elementary students are ramping up their research and design efforts as they begin to formulate some amazing ideas for their final projects. Here is some brainpower in action from this morning.