SILO 4.3 (DRAFT)

Year 4, Term 3: Ideation

Focus: Protocols

Scope and sequence: Protocols

Learning intention: Students select and use materials, tools and equipment to develop ethical solutions for societal needs and opportunities.

NSW Syllabus
Australian Curriculum (version 9.0)
"A student selects and uses materials, tools and equipment to develop solutions for a need or opportunity." (ST2-2DP-T)
"Students learn to generate, communicate and compare designs." (AC9TDI4P03)


Week 1

Revision TMI

Think Make Improve




Expanding the design cycle


Design thinking

This video (3:57) explains five steps in design thinking, namely:

  1. Empathise
  2. Define
  3. Ideate
  4. Prototype
  5. Test





Putting it all together

How might the elements of design thinking be incorporated into the design cycle?


 

 

Week 2

Is discovery the same as invention?

https://byjus.com/physics/difference-between-discovery-and-invention/

 

Week 3

An introduction to protocols

 

Week 4

Steve Jobs (1955-2011), the late co-founder, chairman and CEO of Apple is credited with saying, "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication".

What does this mean and what is sophistication?


Week 5

A well-known saying often attributed to Bert Lance (1931-2013) is, "If it's not broken, don't fix it".

What does this mean and what are the implications for creativity and ideation?


Week 6

A well-known saying often attributed to Voltaire (1694-1778) is, "Perfect is the enemy of the good".

What does this mean and what are the implications for productivity?


Week 7

 

Week 8

 

Week 9

Constraints as a catalyst for creativity

 

Week 10

Moderated self-assessment


 

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