I am new to this blogging thing, but all the cool kids are doing these days, so I think I will give it a go. I am the DTech "teacher" at Foothill Technology High School in Ventura CA. I am currently doing two things with DTech: 1) piloting a course during our advisory period (called FIRE) and lunch, 2) creating a "pathway" (academy) program so that students can learn about design, entrepreneurship, technology, and philanthropy from freshmen year, all the way through senior year. We are going to design with a purpose--to help people in our local community or in developing countries.
I, along with several other colleagues and students, am creating this program / pathway because we see a huge need for design / entrepreneurship education in society. FTHS doesn't currently have a program like this--so we are the ones to build it.
I will not be the only one posting to this blog. My students will also be adding their two cents as well. I am interested to hear what they have to say.