By Design™ curriculum uses a number of presentation
formats for students to share their work with classmates.
Two are drawn from the tradition of the architectural
design studio -- the Gallery Walk and Poster Sessions.
The last, Poster Sessions, is familiar to most classroom
teachers. All are a kind of show-and-tell, as you will
hear In MOVIE 1, where Georgia Tech's Janet Kolodner
describes these techniques.
Getting students to share their ideas, explain their
decisions, and get feedback on their current thinking
from their peers can improve their designing, and give
teachers feedback for doing good Formative
Assessment of the learning that goes on in the classroom
that is using design activities.
Janet tells where these three techniques are supported
by research from the Learning
and Cognitive Science fields and are central to
her LBD Cycle
-- the underlying pedagogical model of her LBD middle-school