Workshop Day

After spending a week collecting rubbish, the children were ready to attend the workshop. Here are examples of what they did in Re-thinking their homes, environment and dress. 

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Intro day

So finally came the day we met our classes at the school. We spent 30 minutes in each class to introduce the topics, stimulate thinking and give them a week to make preparations before our return the following week. These … Continue reading

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Race for planet earth’s logo is finally done!!

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Dress Rehearsal

As part of our planning process, we decided on a day to make and prep our ideas to demonstrate and show the learners. It was very fruitful as we discovered which ideas worked, what needed materials we still needed and how … Continue reading

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The Meeting!

Early on Friday morning, feeling bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, we arrived at Anna’s apartment to prepare for the meeting with Anna Jones, our main contact with Kvarngärdskolan. Using the process detailed in our previous blog post, we set to work, but … Continue reading

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Using Covey’s first 3 habits of ‘Highly Effective People’ to prepare for meeting the school

When preparing to meet our school for the 1st time, making a good impression was extremely important to us, after all we were acting as ambassadors of Uppsala University and CEMUS. Thus, we had to find the right mix of … Continue reading

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Introduction

HEaD is the brainchild of our group’s efforts in exploring a sustainable development project in schools. Our research has shown us that the subject of Upcycling is new phenomenon in the waste debate. Upcycling is a greener alternative to recycling … Continue reading

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Developing prototypes

This week we have kept on developing our prototypes and played more games for inspiration. We are moving in the right direction with our prototypes and saving the world one board game at the time.

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Trying out our first prototypes

Today we began experimenting with prototypes. We have made simple models that we will develop further into a professional board game.

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Games, games and more games.

After our Monday meeting we decided to play a game that we found in the Cemus library. This game differs quite a lot from the last game we played and it was great research and we got lots new ideas. … Continue reading

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