A classroom framework for building 21st C skills: what every teacher should know about Design Thinking (Register Below)
Design thinking allows students to fail, accept failure, and create new solutions from failures. If you want students to seek to understand the big picture, see patterns and trends in
systems, learn to identify cause and effect relationships, explore and test assumptions, look for unintended consequences, and find leverage points to achieve desired outcomes while resisting the impulse for quick decisions, you need to find out more about how to implement design thinking in your classes.
All this and higher test scores, too!
Adam Bellow is a keynote speaker who has spoken at ISTE, FETC, ICE, TECH Forum, METC, Tech Summit, NYSCATE, and elsewhere. He has been recognized in 2011 as the Outstanding Young Educator of the Year by ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) and in 2010 as an Emerging Leader as well as a finalist for the 2010 Totally Wired Teacher of Year award.