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An Introduction to Design Thinking

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This is session one of six for the series titled Using Design Thinking to Empower Learners

NOTE: While we recommend that you attend all sessions of the workshop series to meet the learning objectives, each workshop can be attended as a standalone. Full members will also have access to view the recordings on-demand and earn up to six continuing education credits

Workshop Description:
Are you looking for an innovative way to foster creativity, inspire innovation, and engage every student in your classroom? Implementing Design Thinking can help unleash the creative potential of your students, while allowing them to pursue their individual interests and passions! Join Lauren Boucher and Brian Whitson to learn more about the Design Thinking process and how it can be used with any grade level or subject area. Participants will also have an opportunity to access done-for-you templates and support materials to create their own content-specific learning experiences that they can immediately use with their students.

Learning Objectives:
  • Define Design Thinking and explain the role that empathy plays in the Design Thinking Process.

  • List the steps of the Design Thinking Process and recognize the benefits of using it to empower learners.

  • Special Technology Instructions: Participants will need access to an internet device and a non-school, personal Google account. SimpleK12ís Google Classroom will be utilized for the interactive and hands-on components of this workshop.
    Participants will also need access to two devices: one to view the training and one to participate in the make-and-take component. In addition, access to a digital creation tool will be required, such as Google Slides, Google Drawings, Adobe Creative Cloud, Canva, etc.


    Status: Available On-Demand
    Subject: Cross-curricular
    Last aired on: Thursday, April 21, 2022 @ 7:00 PM EDT
    Duration: 1 hour
    Credit Hours: 1
    Categories: Differentiation & Personalization, Learning Theories & Strategies
    Tags: differentiation, learning strategies, personalization

    Reviews (10)

    Full Member
    Good presentation on approaching students with digging deeper to be creative.
    Full Member
    This webinar is well done. My favorite part is the kindness deck at the end.
    Full Member
    Great information.
    Thank you for putting this on.
    Full Member
    Very good information!
    Full Member
    Great approach to education! Great page web! Thanks a lot!
    Full Member
    Super helpful Webinar
    Full Member
    Great information!
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    Great information!
    Full Member
    great sites layout and sharing of resources! Looking forward to the weekly sessions!
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