The Year of Innovation at The School at Columbia University

Creating innovative
solutions for a 21st
century school

Over a 6 month period faculty were asked to challenge the standards of schools today and the education methods utilized. After immersion in the design thinking process over a six month period faculty walked away with a greater understanding of design’s approach to creating innovative and everyday solutions and generated innovative solutions for Recess, Discipline, Homework, Grading and Lunch that work for a 21st century school.