Design Thinking is a process for creatively developing new solutions through fast, iterative cycles.
It starts with an intention that leads to a process of deep discovery through empathetic listening.
From there it leads to an ideation phase in which potential solutions interplay. A synthesized solution is quickly developed that can be prototyped and tested as an experiment.
Analysis of this experiment then leads to subsequent rounds of ideation, prototyping and testing, until a good solution is developed.
These cycles can be thought of as Learning Cycles. The faster these cycles, the more quickly a solution can be developed.
Design Thinking has been applied to education, largely through the leadership of Stanford d.school's K12 Lab.
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