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Design Thinking

Learning Goal:

  • Students will understand the design thinking process
  • Students will be able to apply design thinking to a real-world problem or challenge
CHANGE?? OR maybe bloxels??? ??

What is design thinking? Share your thoughts with this collaborative page

In class, we will use this link and the ones below to complete a virtual crash course in design thinking. You will need a partner, feel free to relocate. We will have a collection of art supplies to use for prototyping.
  • Kick off a Crash Course
  • Facilitator Playbook (teacher)
  • Participant Worksheet - To save paper we will reference this document and type the info in a Google Doc. For sketching, use paper or the drawing tools below. 
  • Prototyping materials: large & regular construction paper, styrofoam cups, dixie cups, foam balls (popular), index cards, tape (scotch, masking, electrical, duct), binder clips, aluminum foil, wooden dowels variety, jumbo craft sticks, wooden skill sticks, pipe cleaners (popular), fuzzy kit (balls, eyes, sticks), scissors, hot glue guns and glue, pencils, crayons, markers, etc.
  • Virtual Crash Course Video - We will shorten each of the work periods by about one minute. Stop at 1:16:36.

Sketchnoting & Drawing Tools

Aww App: Online Whiteboard




AutoDraw - Uses AI to guess what you're drawing


design thinking graphic

Hopefully, after the crash course you have a better understanding of design thinking. We'll review the process using the image above. 

The Challenge - Design Thinking Challenge

SKIP SPRING 2019 Use this link to apply design thinking to a real-life problem or challenge.