Design Challenges provide quick, high-impact experiences for students to practice the design innovation process used in industry to develop new products and services. They provide the context and structure to help you ensure the learning in problem based learning. Kathleen Fritz will discuss the framework of Design Challenges, provide an opportunity for you to create your own and discuss them with other participants, and will introduce the
Kathleen Fritz is a K12 design innovation coach and the CEO and founder of CREATOMbuilder, Inc.: an online project design and planning platform for project-based learning and design thinking. She is a designer, educator and entrepreneur. Having careers ranging from community mental health advocacy to a design professor at the Savannah College of Art and Design, she has seen how project design is an essential part of our daily experience. After all, life is a project. It is her goal to leverage the potential of creative and innovative thinking: giving people the tools to understand and utilize opportunities for personal and professional development.