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DESIGNING QUESTIONS FOR YOUNG DESIGNERS February 9, 2014 · by artworksmaine · Bookmark the permalink. · “Art is solving problems that cannot be formulated before they have been solved. The shaping of the question is part of the answer.” ~ Piet Hein, author of Grooks “How do you want your letters to be read?” That was the overarching question for high schoolers on a quest to design an original font....
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"Don't just play on your smartphone, program it!" President Obama Late last year, during Code.org's worldwide effort to get as many students to program a computer, Watershed freshmen and sophomores spent an hour learning to code through the "Hour of Code" program. Joining more than 20 million students from around the world, the 12 students learned the fundamentals of logic, program flow, and looping using visual programming tools to make a rudimentary video game....
When the day comes to a close on Mondays and Tuesdays, Watershed school in Camden becomes a busy hive of activity. Students buzz about like bees, making window inserts to install in the homes of two elderly women in Rockland. Of course, a whole lot more goes on in the hive to ensure that the window inserts are made in the smoothest and most productive manner possible. With next to no involvement from our beekeepers (teachers), the busy Watershedians started a business, Renovémus, latin...
Watershed Students will wrap gifts for donations during the Artfull Gifts Fine Arts and Craft Show on November 23rd and 24th at Point Lookout.  
Implementing Watershed School's Essential Skills program requires innovation, creativity, and collaborative problem-solving.  
Watershed School, an independent high school located in Camden, Maine, will expand its outreach programs to the Damariscotta area with an open house on Saturday, October 19th from  4pm - 6pm. The informational gathering will take place at the home of one of Watershed’s juniors, Ben Moon-Black, at 73 Bristol Road, Damariscotta. All those interested in attending are asked to RSVP by October 14 to hosts Jean Moon or Vicki Black at (207) 563 - 5948 or [email protected] An additional...

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