Harness the revolutionary power of design thinking in the classroom setting with this informative guide for teachers, educators and school leaders.
Whether your students are tackling project-based learning or developing solutions in the STEM maker lab, design thinking will help them be more innovative. The design-thinking process, practices and mindsets teach 21st-century skills such as adaptability, collaboration and critical thinking.
The design thinking program described in this book helps develop students’ mindsets in a way that is more conducive to producing innovative solutions. It allows students to apply their creativity to tackle real-world issues and achieve better results through the use of its five learning phases:
• Empathize • Define • Ideate • Prototype • Test
About the Author
David Lee is the elementary STEM coordinator at Korea International School in Seongnam, South Korea. Previously, he was an elementary technology teacher and educational technology specialist. As a Google Certified Innovator, he has inspired educators and driven transformation through workshops, keynote speeches, and consultations. David lives in South Korea with his wife and child.