In the time of social distancing, learning has taken on a whole new dimension. Namely, it’s happening at home, and it’s happening online. For any young architecture and design fans cooped up at home right now, an intriguing new virtual education opportunity is on the way.
Starting April 15, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is launching the “Frank Lloyd Wright Virtual Classroom,” a six-week program designed to help students (K–12) use the iconic architect’s life and work as a jumping off point for learning.
The foundation worked with Arizona’s Paradise Valley School District to develop the curriculum, which it describes as “STEAM-focused mini-lessons” that pull in a variety of subject matters from art to math to a little bit of design theory.
The first lesson, which is available now, is like a mini design history lesson that focuses on Wright’s life. After watching a video, students are asked to