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ARCADIA, Wis. – The words ‘inspiration, imagination and creativity’ have been key elements for every invention and innovation throughout the world. And just as important, is the information learned when a desired outcome is not achieved or if a concept fails.
Ashley Furniture Industries (Ashley) partnered with educators in states across the country, where they manufacture furniture, to provide this opportunity to more than 700 elementary and middle school students. Allowing them to design, engineer and build a final product that would require planning, collaboration, teamwork, and student reflection.
Using a hands-on approach, students in elementary school were able to design and construct train sets while middle school students created miniature golf courses – all focused around…