Build Our Future keynote talk with Frank Gehry & Doreen Gehry Nelson
After a lifetime of challenging norms, Frank Gehry and Doreen Gehry Nelson share ideas for sparking change in the classroom by using Design-Based Learning.
In this article, teacher David Cameron describes how Design-Based Learning has transformed how he teaches high school chemistry.
The Cultivating Curiosity event to celebrate UCLA Education Alumna and Design-Based Learning Project Founding Director, Doreen Gehry Nelson, was featured in the department’s online newsletter The Latest by Laura Lindberg.
Engaging Students Online, Applying the Doreen Nelson Method of Design-Based Learning, Backwards Thinking™ in a 4th Grade Classroom in the San Gabriel Unified School District
This article describes how a 4th grade class was learning using the Design-Based Learning method.
What is the Backwards Thinking™ process?
I was the type of student who found it impossible to keep simple eye contact, and I silenced my voice when the class needed diverse perspectives. Now, I am the student who is willing to sing in front of a student body of over 6,000 people.”
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