Design Thinking in Education: Empathy, Challenge, Discovery, and Sharing
"Design thinking gave me a process to weave through all of the project–based learning experiences I create with my kiddos." "As a leader of a #NextGen school, design thinking is our continuous innovation process." "Design thinking reminds me all the time why I became an educator; it all starts with empathy." An Oasis for Educators The quotes above -- full of insight and affirmation -- are just some of the many that I've heard from educators taken by the power of design thinking and moved to bring it into their practice. When we started the @K12lab at Stanford's d.school back in 2007 we began with a hunch that design thinking would be a great tool for educators to deploy in their classrooms and schools, and that ultimately, it would be a useful process for kids working through interdisciplinary challenges. In the last few years, the field has witnessed an explosion of interest in design thinking, nationally and internationally. 4 Modes for Developing Your Practice 1. How do you do it? 2. 3.
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