Design Thinking & Book Creator

Design Thinking & Book Creator

When employing Design Thinking in the classroom, documenting each step in the process presents a challenge to teachers as well as students. However, with the multimedia capabilities of Book Creator – which will soon be available on ALL devices including Chromebooks – one app …

Project Based Learning as Mindset – from Beth Holland

Project Based Learning as Mindset – from Beth Holland

This post first appeared on the EdTech Researcher blog at Education Week. I had a fascinating conversation with a few teachers the other day. Though their school leadership viewed Project-Based Learning (PBL) as a pathway to student-centered learning, these teachers explained that …

An “Extraordinary” Approach to Bringing Design Thinking into Any Classroom – from Beth

An “Extraordinary” Approach to Bringing Design Thinking into Any Classroom – from Beth

This post first appeared on EdTech Researcher at Education Week. In his 2009 book, Catching Up or Leading the Way, author Yong Zhao argues that students need to engage in creative problem solving across the curriculum to develop the skills required for …

Back-to-School with Design Thinking – Webinar with Beth Holland and Douglas Kiang

Back-to-School with Design Thinking – Webinar with Beth Holland and Douglas Kiang

 August 23rd 3pm EST on EdWeb.Net   >> Watch the Webinar Recording on EdWeb   Design Thinking encourages students to engage in empathy, define problems, prototype, iterate, and solve real-world problems. Makerspaces help students foster critical thinking, open-ended creativity and iterative design. In …

Use Design Thinking to Develop Critical Skills for a Global Economy

Use Design Thinking to Develop Critical Skills for a Global Economy

This post first appeared on EdTech Researcher. Several weeks ago, I had the privilege of being an observer at NAATE – The National Academy of Advanced Teacher Education. They use a rigorous curriculum based on the Harvard Business School case method to …

Design Thinking, iPads, and the Innovation Summit – Beth Holland on the 2 Guys Show

Design Thinking, iPads, and the Innovation Summit – Beth Holland on the 2 Guys Show

We love working with Drew Minock (@TechMinock) and Brad Waid (@TechBradWaid) from the 2 Guys Show! In fact, they were amazing featured speakers at our 2015 Innovation Summit in San Diego. When they invited me to appear on the relaunch of their …