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Monday, April 8, 2013

How design thinking can help students problem solve - a great article on how to teach students to think about problem solving in general terms - but necessary for the 21st century. Courtesy of ASCD Smartbrief.


A growing number of K-12 educators nationwide are adopting design thinking as a way to teach students how to solve problems, writes journalist Suzi Boss. In this blog post, she writes about an assignment in a Portland, Ore., school in which students were asked to design their own shoes. To start, students questioned the public and experts about shoe design, and then pitched their designs to a panel of experts. Edutopia.org/Suzie Boss' blog (4/4) Bookmark and Share

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