SiteSeeing Design

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All smiles on last day of SiteSeeing (slideshow)

August 12, 2013 by Janette Law

Eight weeks went by in a jiffy, and this is the last installment of the slideshows featuring our SiteSeeing kids. I’m going to miss putting up these posts and want to wish all the kids well. Thanks too to Coal and Spencer (who’s quoted below) for all their great work and cool content: We had.....

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For SiteSeeing youngsters, design meets garbage – and fun (slideshow)

August 7, 2013 by Janette Law

Our SiteSeeing class wrapped up last week and over the next couple of blog posts you’ll get to explore with these youngsters how their ideas have come together. Here, from co-instructor Spencer Bauer: “We looked at historic aerial maps of the neighborhood and noted some of the changes throughout the years. Then we got out.....

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What’s yours, mine or ours? Questions SiteSeeing kids ask–and answer (photos)

July 24, 2013 by Janette Law

Spencer Bauer, design curriculum co-instructor and landscape architecture graduate student, fills us in on what the SiteSee-ers have been up to: We were working with concepts of land ownership and usage, focusing on the themes of “mine, ours, and theirs.” We had a brief discussion in the classroom before hitting the trail with worksheets set.....

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SiteSeeing kids re-map their neighborhood (photos)

July 3, 2013 by Janette Law

Last week, we told you about our SiteSeeing schoolagers going “Walk-About,” or exploring the neighborhood from a design perspective. This week, co-instructor Spencer Bauer tells us how the students from Webber Park Rec+ summer childcare used their research.

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Go “Walk-About” with our SiteSeeing kids (photos)

June 24, 2013 by Janette Law

Our SiteSeeing class with Webber Park Rec+ went “Walk-About” last Wednesday. With permission, of course! Through this very special field trip, kids learn both technical and conceptual design skills. Kids begin to see the city differently by choosing physical features to photograph, identifying them on a map, and learning how they connect with each other.....

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EVENT | This Thursday, Nov 15, Please “Give to the Max” to support SiteSeeing for kids

November 12, 2012 by Janette Law

Give to the Max Day is Thursday, November 15, 2012! Last year, donors from all over contributed to the “tree-covery” effort for North Minneapolis neighborhoods devastated by the spring 2011 tornado. Thank you! This year, we’re asking you to support our SiteSeeing Design Curriculum. Our Give to the Max Day Goal is $11,000, for youngsters.....

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