Exploring How an Idea Developed in Business Applies to Youth Development

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Photos courtesy of Sociedad Latina

Middle school students at Sociedad Latina present their imagined city to a panel of judges. In order to do this project, they toured around the city learning about food access, public transportation and common spaces. They designed and built how they would want Boston to be in 2030.

Among trendy ideas in education and youth development — right up there alongside “growth mindset” and “grit” — is something called “design thinking . . .

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