Design thinking, first generation college students, and COVID-19

Design thinking, first generation college students, and COVID-19

First gens face a myriad of challenges as they make the sometimes difficult transition from home to higher education, navigate the college culture through graduation, and enter the workforce. The added challenges of COVID-19 complicate the relationship between home culture,

Design Thinking in Preschool

Design Thinking in Preschool

Design thinking — a dynamic and fluid iterative approach to problem solving has captured the imagination of educators and kids alike with its emphasis on the intuitive creativity we all remember from childhood. I wondered if our tiniest students, preschoolers

Unpacking Design Thinking: Prototype

Unpacking Design Thinking: Prototype

Imagine going to your next meeting with a prototype instead of a cup of coffee and notepad. The prototype is an early model or experiment to rapidly create solutions to challenges and problems already defined and discussed by design thinkers.