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Design thinking is real.

As some folks might know, my school has begun an experiment this year that centers around getting diverse groups of people around the same table and taking a good hard look at how we do what we do, all in the hopes of finding cracks (thank you, Mary) where our experience of “school” can be […]

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November 5th #dtk12chat Live Hangout

Moderators Shelley Paul and Trey Boden hostĀ TD4ED and guests on #dtk12chat’s November 5th meeting.

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Be Brave and Ask for It.

Once a quarter I ask my students to complete a teacher evaluation. It’s not incredibly lengthy or complicated. It’s twenty straight forward questions where I ask them to evaluate my strengths, areas for improvement, and our classroom policies. It gives them voice in our classroom and over the years it has become one of my […]

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Wicked Problems

What exactly is a good wicked problem for Design Thinking in a classroom context ?

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#dtk12chat Returns September 10

As you join in these conversations, we hope you will come to a understand that design thinking is…

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#dtk12chat LIVE at MODA

ICYMI: Watch the live #dtk12chat event from #fuse14.

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How Might We…? & What If…? with special guest Matt Murrie

Dan Ryder, Joseph Broughton, and Amanda Kruysman talk to Matt Murrie from the What If…? Conference (@TheWhatIfLLC) about “Edupreneurship” and amplifying student and teacher voices through action in the community. Matt also talks about the importance of “What If…?” questions as touchstones in the design thinking process and magnets to collaboration.

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Awkwardness of Collaboration with Jenn Chan

Trey Boden and Dan Ryder discuss various aspects of collaboration in design thinking with Jenn Chan, founder of Exhibit Change. The team also discusses the role of the expert and expertise in the design thinking process. Oh…and Jenn goes “Max-Headroom” on us.

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Community Connections Through Design Thinking

Lisa Adel-Palmieri discusses how to build a community, both inside and outside the school, that utlizes design thinking to encourage positive change and an atmosphere that is collaborative.

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Process, Process, Process

Dan Ryder, Joseph Broughton, and Amanda Kruysman discuss the night’s #dtk12chat about process versus product in design thinking. Also Amanda’s alternate persona Coach Kizzle makes an appearance.

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