How to apply "design thinking" to solving problems in the classroom

01/4/2012 | Edutopia.org

Education blogger Betty Ray in this post describes the six steps of "design thinking," a method of problem-solving she suggests can be used by educators who wish to foster student learning from within the class rather than lecturing from the front of the room. When applying this dynamic approach in the classroom, teachers begin by identifying a challenge or issue and speaking with those affected by it, then brainstorming potential solutions and creating physical prototypes, Ray writes.

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