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Design Thinking Workshop: August 10-12

There are still spaces available at this summer’s Design Thinking Summer Institute for teachers and administrators at Prospect Sierra School on the East Bay. The three-day course is being led by veterans of the Stanford d.school–an alum and a former lecturer with many years of K-12 teaching under their belts. If you’re curious about design [...]

Design Revolution Road Show

The Design Revolution Road Show is in its third month on the road, and if you’re lucky enough to live in one of the midwestern places where it is coming, you’re in for a treat. The road show consists of a great old Airstream trailer filled with real products that have been designed with humanitarian [...]

Getting unstuck: design thinking

So what do you do, when you’re working project, and you just get stuck? Here’s what design thinking will advise: Don’t just stay there, and try to think it through, or analyze it to death. Think: “Who can I go to?” and “What can I try?” This was one of the gems from George Kemble’s [...]

Ken Robinson on Creativity and Schools

In the last few years, Ken Robinson has spoken widely about the need for a transformation in schools, and the missing role of imagination in education. I have tried to gather a number of his talks below, so that you can follow some of the threads he traces. Some of his work helps to draw [...]