Avoiding Design Fixation
Delegates will be taken trough a number of activities with supporting resources that can be used to avoid design fixation. They will participate in activities that use different approaches to design that can be implemented quickly at little cost. Delegates will be able to takeaway some of the resources that will be shared and showcased
To be able to confidently deploy quick and easy techniques in the classroom bo help students avoid stereotypical responses to tasks, understand key resources and how they can be used across the subject, review and reflect upon current practise in your own school and implement change to help students avoid fixation.
Dave Bausor is a Lead Practitioner and SLE of Design & Technology at Ely College Academy which is part of CMAT (Cambridge Meriden Academy Trust), creator and administrator of TopBrumD&T and DATA Excellence Award winner 2019 for Innovation & Creativity.
Design and Technology (D&T) is the inspiring, rigorous and practical subject which prepares all young people to live and work in the designed and made world.
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