In response to a comment on his failures, Edison said,
“I have discovered 5,000 things that don’t work.”

What makes Design Thinking a unique creative process?  Design Thinking uses divergent logic not convergent logic and looks at a problem from multiple perspectives.  Using Design Thinking, students learn patience, perseverance, and collaboration.   Discover more about design thinking in education from these sites.

The Creativity Post

Twelve Things You Were Not Taught in School About Creative Thinking

Design Thinking for Educators IDEO

Design Thinking for Educators – (Free downloadable Teacher Toolkit)


Design Thinking: Creative Ways to Solve Problems Stanford University’s K12 Laboratory Applies the Design Process to Teaching

A Crash Course in Innovation

Stanford d-school K12 Education Wiki

Design Thinking Projects and Challenges

Wallet Project


About Donna

Changing educational paradigms motivate me to share new technology as well as the admirable work of others who integrate contemporary research on how people learn with supportive, free digital applications and resources. Do teachers ever have enough time or money? Perhaps my discoveries will expedite the journey of a busy educator seeking a 21st Century 'true north' of his or her own.

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