Think Like a Designer!
Participate and share : Interactive lecture
Manuel Herrera Sadie Lewis
Teachers are often asked to teach design but are rarely given opportunities to take on the role of designers. In this session, we will explore the value of teaching design, what it means to embrace a “designer’s mindset,” and engage in design activities that can be used right away.
|Audience:||Teachers, Coaches, Curriculum/district specialists|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||Materials will be shared via Google Drive links, so Google Accounts are useful. But, no technology is required for this session.|
|Topic:||Creativity & curation tools|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
This workshop is designed for teachers, administrators, and coaches who are both experienced in design thinking and those who are just getting started. Attendees will engage in design activities to deepen their understanding of the design thinking process, learn strategies that can used right away, and will walk away with design strategies to implement in their classrooms and schools.
The purpose of this workshop is to help teachers engage in design and take on the role of designers.
Teachers are rarely given the opportunity to use the design process in their lesson planning, classroom management, and beyond.
1. Overview of the Design Thinking process
2. Designer’s Mindset - what does that even mean? How do designers approach problems, and how can we use those strategies in education?
3. Design Challenge