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lisa yokana
Full of energy, I have been described as a "spark plug" or "firecracker"
Full of energy, I have been described as a "spark plug" or "firecracker"
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From Prototype to Pitch
Eric Walters, at Marymount, put together this anthology of stories by educators working with Design Thinking and Making. It's now available on ISSU:  https://issuu.com/ericw808/docs/17prototypepitchfinal I've written a chapter about how we, at Scarsdale, bu...

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SHS Design Lab Blog
Lately, I've been blogging for my school about the new STEAM courses that are running this year: introduction to engineering and introduction to design and fabrication. Check out the posts here:  http://shsdesignlab.blogspot.com/  We just started our second...

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Embodied Cognition, Making and Proust's Madeleine
Proust’s Madeleine , embodied cognition and making art; what could these things possibly have in common? All things I am fascinated with and passionate about, I have never really understood what they had in common until recently. They were all floating in m...

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Lisa's CV
                  Lisa Yokana 914-523-1610 lisayokana@gmail.com http://innovated2x.blogspot.com/ EDUCATION Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences: M.A., Art History. 1984 Williams College: B.A., cum laude; elected to Phi Beta Kappa; Studi...

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Empathy by Design
Making the connection between EMPATHY and DESIGN: http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/global_learning/2016/06/design_thinking_develops_empathy.html

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Creating Global Citizens
Blog post for the BOOST Breakfast Club.... “Design Thinking Develops Global Citizens,” http://www.boostcollaborative.com/breakfastclub/item/614-design-thinking-develops-global-citizens

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Piano Stairs-Igniting Curiosity!
I think a lot about how to make students curious. It seems to me that most of mine have lost the ability to see the world around them and wonder about it. And it makes me sad. Electronics is one easy way to hook them into learning and doing. Take a look at ...

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