Systems Thinking and Collaboration in K-12

I’m on my way home from ISSST (see previous post) where I had great conversations with sustainability engineers in academia and the public and private sector. On Thursday night I was lucky enough to join a bunch of them at Cincinnati chili joint and ask them this question: “If we could teach kids one thing that would make the ‘educating the public’ part of your job easier, what would that be?” I got some great answers. “Systems Thinking” came out on top with “Cascading Effects” coming in as a close second. In MBS, we try to emphasize these things and this feedback was reassuring. We also had great conversation about how interdisciplinary groups collaborate in shared spaces. I’m looking forward to integrating more of the research on these topics into future workshops. Onward!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s