Use a design thinking approach with students to support them to identify human centred challenges and work towards digital solutions.
Find out more about Designing and developing digital outcomes (DDDO) (Technology Online)
“Design thinking is a human-centered approach to innovation that draws from the designer’s toolkit to integrate the needs of people, the possibilities of technology, and the requirements for business success.”
Tim Brown, Ideo
Design Thinking: A quick overview
Outlines the design thinking process and shares a range of models including the Double Diamond.
Design Thinking for Educators
Website for schools from Ideo. It offers a free teacher toolkit to download.
Using Design Principles to build a culture of innovation
An Edutopia article that focuses on using different perspectives and prototyping.
Using Design Thinking with learners
An Edutopia video that discusses how students are using the design thinking process and the skills they are developing.
Bringing ideas to life
A video from Design Thinking for Educators.
Framing your Design Challenge
How to develop the right question.
An Ideo video that outlines the empathy phase of design thinking and what real empathy can look like.
A video about the discovery phase from Design Thinking for Educators.
A process to help you identify what is important to your users.
Peers observing peers
Seeing how your users document their own lives can give insights that support the development of great solutions.
Ideas to support prototyping
Activities and ideas from Ideo around prototyping.
Iterate, Iterate, Iterate
This Ideo video that outlines the importance of quick iteration, testing concepts and ideas.