design thinking

The School Day of the Future is DESIGNED

The School Day of the Future is DESIGNED

| February 22, 2011 | 19 Comments

Unpredictable, inconsistent, and designed to be wildly relevant for learners, their engagement, and their development. Sandy Speicher leads IDEO’s Design for Learning domain, which brings human-centered thinking to systemic challenges in education. Her work helps educators use design tools and methods to work in new ways, to prepare for future challenges, and to transform their […]

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Design Thinking Sparks Learning in Rural N. Carolina

Design Thinking Sparks Learning in Rural N. Carolina

| November 9, 2010 | 3 Comments

StudioH There’s so much fraught discussion over education reform, but at times, it all seems to become circular, undefinable, inconclusive. Enter 28-year-old Emily Pilloton. The founder of Project H Design has harnessed her considerable talents as a designer to tackle the struggling public education system of Bertie County, North Carolina, a rural community with a […]

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High Schoolers Challenged to Try Design Thinking

High Schoolers Challenged to Try Design Thinking

| November 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

Design thinking is not just for professional designers. Anyone, including high school students, can find a way to apply creative problem-solving skills to important social problems. And that’s the point of School: By Design, as reported by Good’s Allison Arieff.  The youth-mentoring program, initatied by Design Ignites Change challenges high-schoolers in underserved communities to redesign […]

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