maths students become project managers for a day!
at Highbridge's King Alfred School have been picking up project
management expertise during a unique series of maths classes this
Year 7 pupils were set the challenge of designing and costing
a garage for a motorbike.
project tested the students on the functional elements of their
each team, students were given roles of Project Manager, Architect,
Researcher and Costing Manager," the school's Simon Aylward
had to get measurements, the costs of materials, plan the design
and size of the garage, and create models of their project before
finally presenting it to others. They really enjoyed the experience."
finished designs ranged from budget versions, to environmentally
friendly ones and upmarket, deluxe garages.