One Day Workshop: Introduction to Design Thinking for Educators


This workshop will focus on ways to infuse design thinking within a school’s instructional program, starting with the basics of design thinking: terminology, frameworks, exercises, & mindsets. Participants will have the opportunity to complete a rapid, full lap of the design thinking process including empathy interviews, fast-paced ideation, and low-res prototyping. Participants will: 1) Gain an introductory understanding of the design thinking process. 2) Recognize the value of design thinking as a framework to build deeper learning capacity and agency in their students. 3) Explore design thinking mindsets and how they can be used in everyday classroom experiences.