DT Philly Updates

Sat, 05/23/2015

The student designers on Key School’s E2M team tapped into some universal desires with regard to user needs while working on their trash can project.  When we read about the Bruno...

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Tue, 05/19/2015

DT Philly teachers, mentors, and staff met at Citizens Bank Park to reflect on our experiences this year and to celebrate our design teams' accomplishments with a night out at the ball game.  The feedback will help refine our program for next year, and we thank the Phillies and Aramark for...

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Tue, 04/14/2015

If you don't know what it means to "Southwork It," you weren't at last week's DT Philly Challenge where our middle school teams presented great projects including an award-winning fitness program from the student design team at Southwark School.  Click here to see the fun video the Southwark...

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Tue, 04/07/2015

The middle school division presented their projects at Citizens Bank Park today.  Check out this fun prototype from team Elite Exposed Minds of the Francis Scott Key School.  Mr. Bin is a talking trash can that encourages kids to dispose of waste properly, and the students performed a creative skit to tell the story of their design project.

Fri, 03/20/2015

Congratulations to all of our high school teams on their impressive presentations yesterday!  Every project addressed an important need, and we'd love to see each one move forward.  The judges had a difficult job, and the scores were close.  Here are the results:  First place ($2,500) Motivation High School,...

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Wed, 03/18/2015

Good news from the world of DT Philly:  We'd like to congratulate middle school teams E2M, T.A.S.K, and the Southwarkaholics for winning the pizza challenge.  We'd also like to congratulate Lincoln HS for being the only team to complete all required deliverables, Penn Treaty for being first to submit their final project, and MLK for scoring the most points over all!  We can't wait to get a...

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Mon, 03/09/2015

We’re two-thirds of the way through the middle school pilot program, which means it’s time for the middle school pizza challenge!  Earn 250 points and leave a message for your high school counterparts (teachers, check your email for individual instructions) by the end of the week and win pizza for an upcoming team meeting!

Tue, 03/03/2015

Just over two weeks to go until our high school teams present their projects!  If your team is looking for inspiration as you prepare your presentation, click here to see some of what last year's teams did at the DT Philly Challenge.


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