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Curriculum Home Page

Welcome to the Curriculum Resources Home Page This is a collection of curriculum created by the K-12 Lab at the design school and teachers ...

Design Thinking Projects and Challenges

A design thinking project is a lesson-based way to explore design thinking. A design thinking challenge is a more open-ended fo...

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The Fun Challenge The purpose of this design challenge is to foster students’ developing sense of empathy. “How Might We Design ...

Team :: Education Elements

Visit #2 to Belle Haven Elementary: Robert's 2nd Grade Class (5/23/2011) We ran a test in which each student (total of 18 students) was given th...

Welcome to the K12 Lab Network wiki!

Design thinking is a methodology for creative problem solving. You can use it to inform your own teaching practice, or you can teach it ...

Curriculum for K12 students

ProtoPalooza, May 2015 Ohlone School's Design Projects with Marcy Barton

Native American Culture Design Challenge

[photo 1.JPG] This lesson plan was submitted by Lela Ward, a 4th grade teacher at Encinal School, in Menlo Park City School District. I ...

The Classroom Redesign Project

[Download file "Classroom Redesign - 4th Grade.doc"] [Download file "Classroom Redesign 4th Grade-2.ppt"] [Download file "Classroom Experi...

Tours of the d.school

Check out these tour modules that we have facilitated at the d.school: Space Exploration Tours: These tours focus on exploring t...

SparkTruck Design Activities

Educator Tools Lesson Planning Tools Student Workshops: Vibrobots Workshop Stamps Workshop ...

SparkTruck Four Evening (+ one day) Pop Up Class

Check out the write up about the pop up class here. Also, check out this slide deck of the class here. Check the tic toc here. Check out the...

EPA Phoenix Academy Sept 18, 2009 (intro to d.thinking project, prototyping mini-lecture and brainstorming session for school-wide design challenge)

Agenda 1. warm-up: 3min 2. Gift Project: 50 min [Download file "summer gift short version.pdf"] [Download file "summer gift s...

Kid Ideate Activity & Tools

Ideate & Brainstorming Activities - Below are sample ideate and brainstorming activities to use in your classes. Use the activities and po...

The Cinderella Challenge

THE CINDERELLA CHALLENGE Activity Description: In this lesson students develop empathy skills as they design prototypes based on the ...

Getting Real with the Ano Nuevo Seals

Getting Real With the Ano Nuevo Elephant Seals Activity Description: In this activity, students practice developing empathy skills th...

EMPATHY BOX

Empathy Box Activity Description: In this activity, students examine the contents of a box containing a variety of clues. They are asked to...

THE BRIDGE CHALLENGE

The Bridge Challenge   Activity Description:  The Bridge Challenge focuses on helping students see the power of teamwork. Students wo...

IMPROV TIME: LETTERS, MACHINES & PROVERBS

Improv Time: Letters, Machines & Proverbs Activity Description: Improv Time is a series of games that promote teambuilding. Time: One 4...

Improv Toolkit for Educators

Welcome to the Improv Toolkit for Educators Page. Below are a series of improv exercises sorted by what part of the design thinking proces...

Summer 2012 K-12 Educator's Workshop

Schedule Decks Day 1: [Download file "K-12 summer workshop 2012 day 1.pptx"] Day 2: [Download file...