2019 • YES! KIDS CAN
Teacher’s sharing 1

— by Ms Kathier Choi Hing Ling (Vice Principal), Tin Shui Wai Methodist Primary School

Co-create the Community with Design Thinking
Build Children’s Creative Confidence Through Creation

 

Tin Shui Wai, despite its history of over 20 years developed from a fishing village, is a new town preserving the historical significance of its walled village culture and the high ecological value of the proximal wetland. Simply put, the town is relatively simple in the architectural term but very rich in humanity. That said, how can we have the students explore and feel its entirety?

 

We have recently been playing an active role in turning STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) into STREAM by integrating Reading and Art. Happily teaming up with PMQ, we, represented by a group of 15 teachers and 24 students in primary 5, experienced a brand-new learning process and tried to dog into the discoveries and ideas in the neighbourhood with creativity and innovation through manual preparation and production which went through the steps of Empathize, Define, Ideate, Prototype and Test.

 

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