This link is for Classroom Compass: Design in the Classroom, an article about incorporating design based problems into the classroom. Design problems allow students to think critically, creatively, and work to solve problems by applying their learning to a given real world problem. In this article, you can better learn about how to create inquiry based design problems integrate multiple disciplines into the process. The article outlines the steps in the design process, discusses developmentally appropriate activities for specific grade levels, includes sample activities, and recommends several other useful resources.
Classroom Compass: Design in the Classroom