Design thinking is a creative act. A design thinking mindset encourages ideating and experimenting. It provides permission to fail. It encourages learning from mistakes. A design thinking mindset develops innovative thinking, a needed core competence for the future.
Teachers can learn design thinking principles in order to apply them to curriculum development, school processes, teacher collaboration, and parent communication. More importantly, teachers can learn design thinking principles in order to teach them to their students. Students can develop a design thinking mindset that is experimental, empathy/human-centered, and forward moving. Design thinking helps prepare students for a complex and ever-changing workplace.Goals:
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