Thinkering Studio Project Proposal

Skate board
Xavier and David
We want to prodce 2 Skate boards
Challenge Starters & Examples
What do you expect to learn? / Why are you making this?
How will you be challenged?
How will this stretch you?
We want to (Look at the Thinkering Studio Rubric for some ideas.)

We want to learn how to produce a skate board
List your materials/resources and who will be providing them. If they need to be purchased, include the price.
Grip tape, wood and wheels
Main Steps:
  • Outline the main steps to complete your project or provide a link to another site that has the steps. Below the link explain any additional steps you need to complete.
  • How will you document your process/progress beyond your journal entries?
  • If this is not an individual project, how will you work together so that all are learning/working equal to their abilities? Roles? Accountability?
  • Which inquiry or design process steps did you include?(Or the Creative Learning Spiral)

  • First we get dieminsons
  • Then we will start to make the skate board
  • We will decorate tyhe deck of the bord
How long do you expect this project to take?
About 1 marking period
  • List possible resources/sources of inspiration to complete this project. Are there existing examples of the sort of project you want to complete? Has anyone else done a similar project in Thinkering Studio? What words did you search the wiki for when checking?
  • Who/what will be your "teacher"? (Outside expert, in class expert, book, video(s), website(s), Mr. Whitmer, experimenting, experience, etc.) Make sure your "teacher" is included in your steps.
  • How will you develop your PLN (personal learning network)?

Mr. Butterfeild
What parts of this project might be difficult? How do you expect to handle them?
How might your project fail? (Conduct a pre-mortem)
We might have difficult with the tools
Sharing/Teaching/Paying It Forward
  • How will you share what you have learned/created/made/produced with others?
  • Who is your target audience?
  • Are target audience is Xavier and David
How will you/your group define the projects success? How will you know that your “good” is “good enough”?
How should we evaluate your success?
How will that be "visible" to others? (Demonstrate) Can your progress be measured throughout the project?
(Look at the Thinkering Studio Rubric for some ideas or possibly Rubistar.)
Design your own rubric.
  • We will know when it's good enough when we can make something that we can show at the maker fair.
“What are you making?” “Why are you making this?” and “Who is it for?”