Design Lab for K-12 Education

About the Design lab for K-12 Education

The Design Lab for K-12 Education embodies the College of Design’s longstanding commitment to K-12 design education and outreach. The assertion that design is a skill of everyday life and learning about design as a way of thinking helps students apply skills in math, science, technology, reading, writing, and communication are central to the Design Lab mission. The Design Lab’s primary areas of activity and focus include pre-college programs, K-12 design education curriculum and pedagogy development, and extension and outreach through mobile programs, teacher training, and school initiatives for education through design.