Design for Learning and Play – A Great Design Based Project

Hi all, Further inspiration for choosing a Major Project - yes I know I have posted before about this but it is really important to ensure that the problem you solve is a good one. I compare it to the Extended Essay - without a good question in the Extended Essay you do not write a good essay and get high marks. The same is true with your major project! One good area to look into showing some 'constructive discontent' is in ...

Assessing the Design Project Using the IB Design Technology IA Criteria:Planning (Aspect Three)

Assessing the Design Project Using  the IB Design Technology IA Criteria: Planning  (Aspect Three)   A common problem with many students’ design projects is the inclusion of a generic list of specifications rather than a set of specifications relating to the context identified in Aspect One and the Design Brief explained in Aspect Two. Such a generic list usually covers categories of specifications given by the teacher to all students as a starting point and encompasses areas such as safety, ease-of-use, aesthetics ...