Introduce project management principles though an activity to build a paper dog house.
Guide students (ages 10-18) in building a simple paper dog house, introducing them to project management principles - find an idea, create a plan, execute the plan, check your execution - which will serve them well in all school subjects.
Audience: Students aged 10-18. This activity can be done in a classroom, an after-school program, or at a community youth center.
Students learn the keys to success in team projects—conflict resolution, communication skills, and dealing with known and unknown factors.
Students learn to think through a sequence of tasks—who’s doing what, and what needs to occur before the next task—before even starting a project.
What's the commitment?
2 hours to present the idea and coordinate with a school or organization, gather and prepare materials, and learn the presentation