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Learning Labs: Inspiration(old)
Lesson 2, Topic 3
Problem solving: Data Collection
Nancy October 28, 2020
Nancy Otero is a laser cutter and AI fan. Her biggest passion is human learning, she has spent the last ten years working with educational organizations designing environments that mix technology with project-based learning. Nancy was the Founding Director of Learning Design at Portfolio School, a project-based learning school in NYC. Students from this program are the youngest presenters -6, 8, and 9 years old- at Stanford’s conference FabLearn. She was the Director of Professional Development at the awesome Beam Center in NYC, where she created a program that has served more than one hundred teachers and thousands of students. She co-founded FAB! a non-profit in Mexico that works with underserved communities for 5 years. Nancy was a OpenAI fellow, and a software engineer in her previous life. She has a Master in Learning, Design and Technology from Stanford University.
To solve a problem you need information about the problem.
For this project, discover what data you need. You can use the caliper to get some data. Or use the internet.
Take notes of the data you collected and how useful it was. You’ll share this in your presentation.
How to use the caliper?
Here you can find a tutorial and a simulation of how to use a caliper. And here you can learn how to use it to measure and cut.