Using Design Thinking to Positively Impact Faculty Culture and Collaborative Practice
Listen and learn : Lecture
If we want collaborative practice and creativity to become part of student culture, it needs to be modeled by teachers with a goal that it permeates faculty culture. Learn how design thinking, a framework for empathy-focused problem-solving, can improve our faculty culture and foster a community of collaborators.
|Audience:||Principals/head teachers, Teachers, Professional developers|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
Participants will understand the design thinking process and how it can be used as a tool for develop solutions to improve faculty collaboration.
- Participants will understand the design thinking process and how it can be used as a tool for students to solve problems
- Participants will learn how the Design Thinking process can help them fulfill the ISTE Communicator Educator standards
- Participants will be shown examples of how the Design Thinking process.
- Participants will be shown how to develop the scope and sequence of a design-driven experience
- Divergent Thinking Ice Breaker - 5 minutes
- What is Design Thinking? - 5 minutes
- It starts with Empathy - 5 minutes
- Design Driven Challenge - Create the best solution to support faculty collaboration - 30 minutes
- Pitch and Present - 10 minutes
- Wrap Up - 5 minute
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