Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Design Thinking for Educators

Design Thinking for Educators is…

A creative process that helps you design meaningful solutions in the classroom, at your school, and in your community. The toolkit provides you with instructions to explore Design Thinking.

The design process is what puts Design Thinking into action.

It’s a structured approach to generating and developing ideas.

What is Design Thinking?
It is a mindset
Design Thinking is the confidence that everyone can be part of creating a more desirable future, and a process to take action when faced with a difficult challenge. That kind of optimism is well needed in education.
Classrooms and schools across the world are facing design challenges every single day, from teacher feedback systems to daily schedules.

Wherever they fall on the spectrum of scale—the challenges educators are confronted with are real, complex, and varied. And as such, they require new perspectives, new tools, and new approaches. Design Thinking is one of them.

Click here to download the Toolkit.