Not So Fast…

I just had the opportunity to present at the GAFE Southern Summit in Atlanta over past weekend.  One of my sessions introduced participants to the process of design thinking.  While it is a challenge to “do” design thinking in an hour, I had a great group and it was a lot of fun. I’ve been […]

Words Matter | Design Thinking

If you could identify the single most important factor that is missing in schools, what would it be? For me, it’s an easy call. Imagination. I think schools can be imaginative, and have that capacity in their DNA, but its buried and hidden under the things that schools have to deal with in their current […]

Preparing for New Learning Spaces

What will you design? I recently received a request to discuss my ideas on what a school district should consider when preparing to build a new school.  As you might expect for any school district, developing an answer to this question is a daunting and challenging task but one that should be met with the […]

Developing the Design Mind

Over the past two years, I’ve challenged myself to develop an understanding of the design thinking process.  Most of my work has been long hours of independent study, but my grasp on the process has been greatly aided and influenced by working with Christian Long, Trung Le, and Melanie Kahl of The Third Teacher+, Laura […]