Agency by Design researcher Jen Ryan explores some of the central ideas from the framework at TEDxDirigo Generate.
This tool guides young learners to look closely at a system and explore its complexity by directly experiencing the system and reflecting on that experience. This is particularly helpful when working with very young students who may struggle to conceptualize a complex system without direct experience. In addition, this tool provides suggestions for making student thinking visible by encouraging students to share their ideas and learn from each other.
Agency by Design Principal Investigator Shari Tishman takes a dispositional approach to redefining “maker empowerment.”