Tag : fuse

28 Feb 2019

Why Design Thinking Matters for Our Students

This post was originally published in the January Issue of MVmag.pub (the Mount Vernon Digital Magazine) and is written by guest writer, Alyssa Gallagher who is one of the featured speakers at Fuse19. “How was school today?” I asked my boys, ages seven and nine. Jake, a fourth grader, mumbled something under his breath that I didn’t hear word for word but I heard enough to know he was less than thrilled with his day and he accepted it as […]

01 Jan 2016

Anya Smith: Thinking Like a Designer

Anya Smith: Thinking Like a Designer The world is malleable and everything in the made world is designed. Mount Vernon Innovation Diploma leader Anya Smith inspires our sense of agency and creative confidence, and she provides her recipe for success in taking on and tackling problems to make a positive difference. And she challenges us all to consider one of her big questions: “What if school created designers?” fuse15 – 9:03 – Filmed June 17, 2015 This MoVe Talk was presented […]