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Design Thinking Prof. Dev. Workshop

In early August I started what I hope to be the first of many Design Thinking workshops for educators in my district. ¬†Twenty curious teachers worked through IDEO’s “Wallet” exercise and came away, in three hours (note to self…WAY TOO … Continue reading

How Might We Improve School Storage for All Middle School Students

From 2009 through 2014 students in Perkiomen Valley Middle School East Connections classes designed solutions to all manners of storage issues in their daily lives. ¬†Employing design thinking, students worked in teams to interview fellow students, custodial staff, administration, and … Continue reading

IDSA National Design Learning Challenge

Observations to Objects–Award Winning Design Project 8th Grade Engaged upon with 40+ 8th graders, 10 Collaborating Professors and Industrial Design Students from Philadelphia University, and my Colleague, Mrs. Kathy Todd at Perkiomen Valley Middle School East, this project took place … Continue reading

A showcase of some projects employing design thinking from my classroom and professional work over the years.

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