The Ultimate Project Planning Guide to Design Thinking in the Classroom

The Ultimate Project Planning Guide to Design Thinking in the Classroom

by Kathleen Fritz

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Overview

The Ultimate Project Planning Guide to Design Thinking in the Classroom is for the design thinking novice, the lead teacher, or instructional coach who wants to bring design thinking to their classroom. Designed for K12 educators, this guide breaks down project planning into a step-by-step process, easy enough to use in your PLC, in-house teacher planning days, or weekly planning periods.

The Ultimate Project Planning Guide to Design Thinking in the Classroom leverages the power of the design thinking process, mentioned in documentaries such as Most Likely to Succeed, and combines it with the best practices in project-based learning. It organizes the project planning process into a practical work flow that any teacher can use regardless of experience with design thinking. Try out that project you always wanted to do, and get planning!


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781538097632
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Press
Publication date: 09/13/2018
Edition description: Conference Edition
Pages: 98
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.27(d)

About the Author

Kathleen Fritz is an instructional coach and creator of CREATOMsetgo, a project planning wizard for incorporating design thinking into project-based learning. Kathleen has fifteen years experience providing professional development and workshops in design thinking as a professor of design and in k12 education. She is a regular presenter at conferences like FETC and ISTE having conducted a People's Choice workshop at ISTE 2018 in Chicago and a featured workshop at MassCUE 2018 in Foxborough, MA. She works with teachers and districts in nine states, including Georgia, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and Texas, coaching on use of the design thinking process in STEM and STEAM. She just completed a three-year National Science Foundation iTest grant with Georgia Tech and Georgia State University providing teacher professional development in computational thinking and PBL. She is a 2011-2012 Fulbright-Nehru Fellow at Srishti School of Art, Design, and Technology, Bangalore, India, where she co-designed teacher professional development tools for using arts-integrated learning in rural India. She has a BA in psychology and a minor in special education from Gordon College and a MID from the Boston Architectural College in Boston, MA

Kathleen is available for in person and web-based workshops.
Contact her at kathyfritz@creatombuilder.com.
Follow her on Twitter and Facebook @CREATOMbuilder

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