WEBINAR SERIES: Design Thinking in Education
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WEBINAR SERIES: Design Thinking in Education
Presented by: Erin Quinn, Stephanie Bartlett & Tracy Dalton
Located at: Online
About the Session

TARGET AUDIENCE: THIS SERIES IS FOR EDUCATORS WHO ARE NEW TO DESIGN THINKING

Session 1: Introduction to Design Thinking in Education

In this  interactive webinar, we will:

  • Explore the research and theory behind design thinking as a discipline and as it applies to teaching and learning
  • Hear stories of how teachers have used design thinking to solve organizational challenges, as an approach to task design, and as a method of inquiry for students to address issues of real concern
  • Connect design thinking with the curriculum and cross-curricular competencies

Session 2: Developing Deep Empathy

In this  interactive webinar, we will:

  • Experience part of the design thinking process, focusing on empathy
  • Engage in problem-finding within your own teaching context
  • Gain competence and confidence in interviewing for empathy

Session 3: From Ideation to Prototyping

In this  interactive webinar, we will:

  • Experience part of the design thinking process, focusing on defining, ideation, and prototyping
  • Share and interpret the findings from the interview for empathy
  • Define the problem to be addressed
  • Ideate solutions collaboratively
  • Prototype a solution to the problem

This learning opportunity is being offered through curriculum implementation funding from Alberta Education.

 

About the Presenter(s)

Erin Quinn is a teacher and learning leader with the Calgary Board of Education. She has explored design thinking as an approach to pedagogy for several years, and leads professional learning and graduate-level courses on the topic. Erin is an alumni coach with the Teachers Guild, an international platform for collaboration in design thinking in education.

Stephanie Bartlett is a learning specialist and teacher-as-designer on the Curriculum and Pathways team with the Calgary Board of Education. She uses design thinking, creative development and social innovation to empower teachers and students to see the world in new and connected ways.

Tracy Dalton is a teacher and learning leader in the Calgary Board of Education. She has led many professional learning sessions with teachers to explore the power of design thinking and creativity in creating authentic and engaging learning experiences for students.

Fee: $60.00

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