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This summer, Fay broke ground on its new Center for Creativity & Design, a two-floor, 7,000 square-foot space that will be located at the center of campus, in the current location of the Root Meeting Room. 这个最先进的设施将作为Fay幼儿园到9年级的创意和设计课程的基地,从2022年秋季开始. 通过保留一块砖来支持这个令人兴奋的项目,这块砖将被放置在CC附近的户外庭院的脚下&D的入口.

在这个时候, only 500 bricks are being made available, with a maximum of four (4) brick reservations per family. You can reserve a brick with a tax-deductible donation of $250 per brick.

现在保留你的砖头, submit your text for your brick inscription, and "cement" your legacy at Fay!

Groundbreaking on New Center for Creativity & 设计:2021年夏天

2021年6月, Fay School broke ground on a new Center for Creativity and Design, which is expected to open to students in grades K-9 in the fall of 2022.
 
这个最先进的,两层,7000平方英尺的设施将是bet36365官网创意的中心 & Design program and will be located in the center of Fay’s campus, in the current location of the Root Meeting Room, 俯瞰哈洛圆. 
 
Fay目前的创意和设计项目是创新实验室, 哪个被改装成四个小的, cramped classrooms on the edge of campus in 2013. While Fay’s design thinking curriculum (focused on an empathy-based, 以解决问题为导向的方法)将bet36365官网与其他学校明显地区别开来, 创新实验室的局限性限制了bet36365官网实现这个项目的巨大潜力.
 
The new CC&D will:
  • provide double the square footage of the current 创新实验室;
  • 包括模块化, 人性化的空间,光线充足, 隔音, and outfitted specifically for creative problem-solving among students and faculty;
  • 功能复杂的工具,使学生的创意和设计的现实,和
  • position creativity and design at the heart of Fay’s campus, 促进教师之间的合作,并加强设计思维作为bet36365官网学术项目的一个组成部分.

Watch: Animated Video Tour of Center for Creativity & Design

    • 创意中心 & Design

学生及校友之声

听听现在和以前Fay的学生说他们为什么喜欢Fay的创意和设计课程,以及它是如何激励他们在Fay之后的工作.
    • 学生及校友之声 - Creativity and Design at Fay

Learning on the Leading Edge: Fay's 创意及设计课程

Fay的创意与设计课程挑战学生采用一种强大的方法,即设计思维,因为他们钻研实践项目,以培养创造力和加深跨学科领域的理解.

Originally developed at Stanford University’s d.学校(设计院), 设计思维提供了一种基于移情的思维, solution-oriented approach to solving problems. The process focuses on identifying and understanding the problem, 生成和测试解决方案, 征求反馈, 和修正, 在一个不断改进的循环中.

像设计师一样思考的技能补充了费伊传统课程中经久不衰的技能. Students learn to collaborate with others, think creatively as they generate solutions to problems, and face challenges with ingenuity and resilience.

Read More: Why Is Creative Problem Solving the Most Important Skill?

课程概述

Fay’s Creativity and Design program spans 幼儿园 through grade 9, with a curriculum that builds creative problem-solving skills. 从幼儿园到四年级, Creativity and Design projects are integrated across the disciplines. 5 - 9年级, 创意与设计课程是系内课程的正式形式,是每个学生每周课程安排的一部分.
 
设计的原则   设计的原则 classes meet once per rotation in grades 5 and 6. 本课程介绍了基础概念和技能,准备在高中的创造者课程, 包括构想, 头脑风暴, and iteration; hand drawing and CAD design; logo design; sustainable design; and the relationships between environment, culture, and design.
 
创建者类    In this required course for grades 7 and 8, students learn to design with CAD/CAM systems, explore basic electronics and programming of circuit boards, and do digital fabrication with laser cutters, 乙烯基刀具, 3D打印技术.
 
先进的三维设计   这门九年级的选修课被认为是一门完整的学术课程,评分标准与数学核心课程相同, English, science, history, 和世界语言. 通过一系列的设计挑战, students learn to identify a problem and the target market, 生成设计规格, 建立和测试原型.Instead of textbooks, students each have their own toolboxes!
 
Read More: 和我一起建造:创造力 & 小学设计

现实世界的伙伴关系.

Each year, our student designers enrolled in our Advanced 3D 设计课程与当地和国家公司的专家合作,参与真实世界的设计项目. Students are presented with design briefs; then, 与导师合作, they generate design solutions and make formal presentations. Recent project partners have included Converse, Bose, Mazda, Barnes & Noble, FatFace, and the Savannah College of Art and Design.

Read more:
Designed to Impress: Partnerships with Mazda and Bose
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Creativity & 设计-项目亮点

Beebots   Can you problem-solve in more than one language? bet36365官网的幼儿园小朋友! Fay的学生从幼儿园到二年级学习法语和西班牙语,每半年. 幼儿园ers practice French numbers and direction words (forward, back, left, right) by programming Beebots (small robots shaped like bees) to traverse a maze. Watch >>
统计的仆人  Service learning meets creativity and design in this Pre-Algebra project, where seventh graders focus on a specific aspect of poverty, 例如无家可归或粮食不安全, and then tie data and statistics to an actionable proposal. 最近的一项提议引发了一场罐头食品运动,捐款将流向当地的一家食品银行. Read more >>
Pentominoes  四年级学生使用五边形——由12个多边形组成的一组,每组由5个大小相等的正方形组成——来探索一致性和空间关系, 几何学的两个基本基础. 学生们使用2D设计软件设计他们自己的五音字谜,并在创新实验室创造他们的字谜. Read more >>
Sunglasses & Sound  高级3D设计的九年级学生与Bose合作设计了一款内置扬声器的太阳镜. 学生们与他们的Bose导师密切合作,阐明他们的设计,然后在Bose总部进行正式的演讲. Read more >>
防震  这个科学项目, which complements the sixth graders’ study of Earth’s structures, challenges students to explore the causes and results of earthquakes. Students design and build balsa-wood towers, test their stability on an earthquake table, 改进他们的设计.
古怪的赛车手  In this hands-on exploration of Newtonian mechanics, 二年级学生使用鞋盒, string, wheels, weights, 还有大量的日常用品,用来设计和制造可以在斜坡上滑行而不会滑过斜坡边缘的汽车. Read more >>
时钟的设计  Fay third graders use 2D design software to design analog clocks, 用激光切割机切割, 给它们装上手和马达. 时钟主题运行的色域, 从超级碗的时钟上, to an asteroid hurtling toward earth and even a clock shaped like a chicken! 这些基本的工具帮助学生建立数字感觉和实践计算策略,因为他们解决时间问题. Read more >>
城市设计  在诊断现代世界, 九年级学生接受挑战,为一个世界城市重新设计一个主要的城市系统,如交通或废物管理. 在深入研究之后,学生们创建了一个可视化的解决方案. 最后的演示从创新实验室创建的纸板结构到Minecraft中的虚拟结构. Read more >>
完美的椅子  和巴恩斯的合作项目 & Noble, 高级3D设计课程的学生们为一些极具挑战性的客户——费伊自己的一年级学生——设计并制作了舒适的硬纸板椅子! 九年级学生采访学生,了解他们想要的设计特征,然后根据客户的反馈改进他们的原型. Read more >>
“I love 创建者类—it has been one of my most valuable experiences at Fay. I enjoy sharing my passion for design with others, and I’ve learned that it’s not about coming up with one great design. I should generate as many ideas as I can.——七年级学生
 

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