Design Thinking

Workshops

Helped design, facilitate, and/or implement the following…

Build to Learn: Bring New Ideas to Life, SXSWedu, March 2017, Austen, TX

Teachers as Designers, Learning and the Brain Conference, February 2017, San Francisco

Introduction to Design Thinking, Pre-Conference Full Day Session, November 2016, European Council for Independent Schools Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark

Using Design Thinking in STEAM, part of the Pre-Conference STEAM session, November 2016, European Council for Independent Schools Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark

Build STEM with California Academy of Arts and The Teachers Guild, November 2016, Cal Academy, San Francisco, CA

Brainstorm: Active STEM with Autodesk + IDEO’s The Teacher Guild, October 2016, Autodesk, San Francisco, CA

Design Thinking Brainstorming Event on Re-imagining Parent/Teacher Conferences, May 2016, Stanford d school, Stanford, CA

Design With Facebook: Bring College Solutions to Life for the First Lady (IDEO Teachers Guild Event), April 2016, Menlo Park, CA

SVCUE’s Teach Through Technology: Introduction to Design Thinking, March 2016, San Jose, CA

Teachers Guild Brainstorming Session, February 2016, IDEO, San Francisco, CA

Pop-Up Prototyping, January 2016, OneWork Place, Santa Clara, CA

Teachers Guild: Make It Real, October 2015, Stanford Design School

Presentations

NSTA STEM Expo, July 2016, Denver, CO

  • Design Thinking and STEM

EQ Conference, April/May 2016, Los Altos Hills, CA

  • Prototypes & Empathy: Using Literature and Design Thinking to Develop Empathy in Students (slide deck and handout)
  • Take Chances, Make Mistakes, and Develop Your Creative Confidence

CA STEM Symposium, October 2015, Anaheim, CA

  • LEGOs: Design Thinking and Engineering for Young Students slide deck

STEM ++ Conference, October 2015

  • Using Literacy & Design Thinking to Develop Empathy handout

San Francisco Bay Area STEAM Colloquium, January 2015 & CCSA Conference, March 2015

  • Design Thinking and Engineering for Young Children Slide Deck