HALL OF FAME

Normal Park

Students at Normal Park Middle School in Chattanooga, TN combined Day of Design's "Redesign Your Education" mission with Learning Blade's online STEM career awareness system. Students worked in groups to brainstorm ideas for solving issues in the school and community, and pitched the resulting solutions to other groups in the classroom. 

Minneapolis North High School

Students at Minneapolis North High School took on the challenge, choosing to redesign their lockers as part of Day of Design thanks to STEM Innovator. STEM Innovator, a University of Iowa initiative, prepares teachers to have their students work in teams employing an entrepreneurial mindset and innovative thinking to solve authentic, community-driven, real-world problems.

nfpNexus Spectrum Innovates

Students at Minneapolis North High School took on the challenge, choosing to redesign their lockers as part of Day of Design thanks to STEM Innovator. STEM Innovator, a University of Iowa initiative, prepares teachers to have their students work in teams employing an entrepreneurial mindset and innovative thinking to solve authentic, community-driven, real-world problems.

Alief Independent School District

Students in middle schools within Alief Independent School District in Houston, TX took on a mission close to home by working on various flood prevention initiatives. Work included innovating reservoir/dam systems in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, which ravaged the homes, schools, and businesses of many of their loved ones. Read more about their projects here.

University of Minnesota: Tesla Works

Tesla Works is a student group at the University of Minnesota whose mission is to facilitate and encourage students to create innovative, hands-on projects. Access to these resources and programs empowers students to form interdisciplinary teams and develop hands-on skills outside the classroom environment. In honor of Day of Design, they created this video on the various projects currently underway.