WATCH AND LEARN

 
 

Bright Spark uses design thinking to solve authentic design challenges. These videos explain each phase of design thinking and are best understood when applied to a design challenge for your group. Print the complimentary worksheets for participants to use at the end of each video. 

 
 
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What is design thinking? It's about creating better solutions to the challenges we, as humans, face every day. This video will introduce us to design thinking and to Phase 1 "The Challenge".

 
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The second phase of design thinking, "Inspiration and Empathy" or the understanding the needs of the humans who will be using our designs.

 
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The "Opportunities" phase of design thinking is based on the data of the previous phase. In phase 3 we will improve our how might we challenge.

 
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In Phase 4, "Ideate" we will use our discovered opportunities to further define our challenge to ideate all kinds of solutions to solve them.

 
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"Experimentation" the final phase of design thinking. During this phase we will be prototyping and testing the top ideas from the previous phases.

 
 

FACILITATE A ONE WEEK WORKSHOP IN YOUR CLASSROOM

This leader guide is designed to help educators facilitate a short, one week workshop for participants to learn the basics of Design Thinking.