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Sign Up Now! Design Thinking For Educators Workshop ~ February 19, 2013

Sign Up Now! Design Thinking For Educators Workshop ~ February 19, 2013

Join IDEORiverdale Country School & Parsons School, in NY for a one day Design Thinking For Educators workshop where you will learn and use the design thinking process, connect with other educators and have the opportunity to create a project plan where you can apply this process to your own work. This is a great opportunity to experience the design thinking process first hand and see how it can be successfully applied to education challenges. **SPACE IS LIMITED: SIGN UP NOW***

(Please note: For those of you who had signed up to attend the workshop in October, before it was rescheduled, you must re-register if you would like to attend on February 19th)

In this 1-day workshop, you will:

  • Learn about Design Thinking through hands-on activities.
  • Explore the ways where Design Thinking can apply to your work.
  • Hear inspiring solutions other educators have developed.
  • Identify challenges you’d like to address, and develop a plan of action to do it.
  • Become more intentional about the way you design solutions for your classrooms, schools, and communities.

Check out the video below to learn more about Design Thinking for Educators, and be sure to head over to to get the updated toolkit, which  contains a Design Thinking process overview, methods and instructions that help you put Design Thinking into action, and the Designer’s Workbook to support your design challenges. Enjoy & rethink…*

Design Thinking for Educators Dominic Randolphrethinker…* extraordinaire and Head of Riverdale Country School, won a grant in 2012 from the E. Ford Foundation to teach Design Thinking to Educators and to spread its adaption and implementation across the country. This seven-minute film documents Dominic’s collaboration with legendary design firm, Ideo. A collaboration which resulted in the website and deep, collective rethinking about the nature of teaching, learning and design at the Riverdale Country School while amplifying and nurturing the global conversation about what it means to teach and learn in the 21st century.

(Design Thinking for Educators – Dominic Randolph from paul dewey on Vimeo.)


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