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Design Thinking Framework: Mini Challenges

The Design Thinking framework can be a powerful process to get students thinking both critically and creatively to solve problems. In this workshop preview, educator Molly Foster shares some examples of how to use mini-challenges to get students up and running with the design thinking framework model.

This workshop is part of our Models of Design Thinking Pack in the Accelerator Professional Membership.



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Using the Design Thinking Framework

Design Thinking Framework

While Design Thinking is familiar to many teachers, using it in the classroom on a regular basis can be challenging due to time constraints. This workshop offers strategies for facilitating multiple mini-challenges, embedded instructional models, and assessment ideas to make Design Thinking a natural part of your lessons.

In this preview, Molly Foster shares easy tips for modeling the process, creating mini-challenges that can be used in multiple places within your lessons, and offers examples for how these worked in her own classroom.

This workshop preview is part of our members-only Accelerator workshops. Each month, we release a stack of videos and worksheets to help educators bring inspiring new techniques into their classrooms. Each workshop also provides teachers with a certificate for 1 PD hour.

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