What will I learn?

Overview

Learn how to design an education escape room that measures collaboration and creative problem solving skills.

Designing Educational Escape Rooms is a 2-day, immersive design experience that engages designers in developing highly interactive and fun approaches to help players learn about and then improve their collaborative and creative problem solving skills. We will delve into the educational potential of the international craze of escape rooms by inviting participants into a mobile puzzle bus that the d.school has been sharing with students and teachers around the country. Participants will learn and implement the design process in order to prototype their own educational puzzle room experiences, and have local K-12 students test their creations! Participants will gain inspiration and tools for how to equitably build capacity around skills like collaboration and creative problem solving in their own contexts. 

Learn With

Teaching Team

Marc Chun
Program Officer, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Louie Montoya
Designer in Residence, Stanford d.school

Laura McBain
K12 Lab Director of Community and Implementation, Stanford d.school

Sam Seidel
K12 Lab Director of Strategy and Research, Stanford d.school

FAQs

Any questions?

Who do I contact with questions?

Louie at louie@dschool.stanford.edu

Details

  • Fall 2018

  • No Credit

  • Date: Friday, Dec. 7, 4-7:30p

    Saturday, Dec. 8, 10a-4p

    Monday, Dec. 10, 9-11a (Optional)

  • Locations: Escape Room Bus, Local Partner School

Apply

ADMISSION BY APPLICATION. DUE 11:59P, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH.

Apply here!

Accepting 30 students.

Open to Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Fellows and Post-Docs, Community Members