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 […]
Moderators Shelley Paul and Trey Boden host TD4ED and guests on #dtk12chat’s November 5th meeting.
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 […]
What exactly is a good wicked problem for Design Thinking in a classroom context ?
As you join in these conversations, we hope you will come to a understand that design thinking is…
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.
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.
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.