Sandy Speicher: Design
Thinking in Education
"Sandy Speicher, education expert at IDEO explains design thinking for the live
session of the EdStartup MOOC. IDEO is a world renowned design firm in San
Fransisco that has been featured recently on 60 minutes."
Design Thinking for Educators Website
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."
Each Monday we will post a new assignment. Participants will use Edutopia.org
and a Ning site to complete the assignments at any time during the week. The
workshop exercises are designed to take roughly 2-5 hours/week."
2011 Launching Page (videos)
Welcome to the class wiki for EDUC 338X : Innovations in Education : Designing
the Teaching Experience. Here you will find class resources, like the
syllabus, calendar, and class activities.
Welcome to the K-12 Lab
Design thinking is a methodology for creative problem solving. You can use it
to inform your own teaching practice, or you can teach it to your students as
a framework for real-world projects. If you've tried design thinking in your
school, please consider taking the survey below
Empowering Students Through Entrepreneurship and Design Thinking - Empathy
as the Driver
"Students interview potential users to identify what they truly need. By
putting their own opinions aside, students develop great insight and
motivation to meet the needs of the people they talk to. One student learned
from her sister that there were students in Africa who had no drinking water
other than what they could hold in their hands. This became the motivation for
her non-profit, Project 10, which sells water bottles and then ships the
bottles to students in Africa."
HCD - In Social Development A lot of work is being
done to apply HCD to social development.