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Adam Royalty

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Design Thinking, at first a creative spark in Taipei, is now spreading through all of Taiwan thanks to students and faculty at National Taiwan University. Last September, d.school alum Hendrick Lee along with Design Thinking Bootcamp graduates Bowei Lee and Rebecca Kuei created a design thinking workshop for students at NTU.  They brought in d.school…
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d.school launches 2 new lines of d.search

The HPI — Stanford Design Thinking Research Program announced the list of research projects it will support this year.  Two of d.school projects on that list will significantly push the effort to measure the impact design thinking has on d.school students: Design Thinking Assessment Metric for Use in Education (Shelley Goldman, Maureen Carroll, Leticia Britos,…
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d.school launches 2 new lines of d.search

Design Thinking Reaches New Heights in Education

Last week teams from the Henry Ford Learning Institute went through a 4 day design thinking workshop. HFLI believes in public schools in public spaces and currently has four schools across the country in public places such as the Henry Ford museum in Dearborn, Michigan, and at an old Powerhouse in Chicago.  The K-12 Lab…
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Design Thinking Reaches New Heights in Education

Training Teachers in Design Thinking

The K-12 Lab hosted the 4th Annual Summer Teacher Training in design thinking. We had a diverse group of educators from around the world with a breadth of experience ranging from kindergarten, to high school, to administration to non-traditional education such as museums and afterschool programs. We challenged participants with the question: “how to improve…
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Training Teachers in Design Thinking

d.school K-12 Lab and Stanford School Redesign Network Team up to Teach 150 Education Leaders

The d.school held a crash course in design thinking for 150 school district leaders from across California (Oakland Unified, Los Angeles Unified, and Pasadena were three of the 10 districts represented).  Their experience with us was part of a three day workshop hosted by the Stanford School Redesign Network‘s Linked Learning initiative and Connect Ed,…
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d.school K-12 Lab and Stanford School Redesign Network Team up to Teach 150 Education Leaders

K-12 Lab Impacts Young Makers at this Year’s Maker Faire

Once a year, inventors, makers, and creative souls from the Bay Area and beyond converge on San Mateo for Maker Faire- the worlds largest DIY event. (Think Burning Man meets County Fair meets Revenge of the Nerds). For the second year in a row, the K-12 lab was there to represent the d.school and teach…
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K-12 Lab Impacts Young Makers at this Year’s Maker Faire

RED Lab brings Design Thinking to Research

The Research in Education and Design Lab (RED Lab) brought design thinking to the largest education research conference in the world, AERA. The RED Lab, a multidisciplinary group dedicated to understand how people learn design, is comprised of faculty, staff, and graduate students from the Stanford School of Education, the d.school, and Developmental Biology. School…
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RED Lab brings Design Thinking to Research

East Palo Alto Teachers Save Mom and Pop

Last Thursday on California Ave in Palo Alto, teachers from East Palo Alto Phoenix Academy, an Aspire school, and East Palo Alto Charter School began a two day professional development workshop run by the k12 lab research team.  The teachers, who excelled at previous design thinking modules around brainstorming and prototyping, finally got the opportunity…
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East Palo Alto Teachers Save Mom and Pop

Teacher Celebration Event

On Tuesday, October 20th, teachers from all across the Bay Area descended on the d.school for an evening of excitement and celebration.  Many of the teachers were old friends of the family, having gone through some of the K12 lab’s past teacher trainings, but there were a significant number of new faces who certainly got…
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Teacher Celebration Event