What is this?

Overview

Design thinking is a methodology for creative problem solving. You can use it to inform your own teaching practice, or you can teach it to your students as a framework for real-world projects. The set of resources on this page offer experiences and lessons you can run with your students.

This gives educators interested in teaching design thinking a first taste of challenges they might run.

  • The Foil Challenge is appropriate for elementary schools students.
  •  Redesign the School Lunch Experience can be for middle and high school students.
  • The Mindset and Process powerpoint outlines how we explain the design thinking process and the its underpinning mindsets. 
  • The red text in the Facilitators Guide offer a script for how we explain design thinking to first-time designers.