The Innovation & Design pathway at San Juan High School represents a contextualized, laboratory-based, integrated curriculum opportunity for high school students enrolled in the Innovation and Design pathway, to learn about drafting, design, and product innovation. Students will develop critical thinking skills through a variety of multimodal, problem-solving techniques. Students will gain hands-on skills in product design and innovation, measurement systems, shop safety practices, and beginning materials and tools, including the following: wood, textiles, plastics, metals, robotics, electronics, and alternative materials. Students will use the design thinking process from Stanford d.School, which includes the following: empathize, define, ideate, prototype, and test. The integrated content focuses on competence in an age of rapidly advancing technology and providing students with the basis for making wise academic and career choices.
Posted on November 12, 2015. Modified on November 12, 2015