Birch School : Maker Rings

Sharing the Story of "Students supporting Students to MAKE their best work"


Design Thinking with kids

Design Thinking Card Game

print out on card stock and use with students

Design Thinking Challenges and Projects  from d. School

KQED Blog posts on Design Thinking and Education

The City X Project toolkit  is the most educationally relevant introductory 3D printing and design thinking curriculum available for 8 to 12 year-olds.

45 Design Thinking Resources for Educators

Video Playlist : Design Thinking for Educators  Edutopia

AIGA – Design Ed K12 

“The AIGA members involved in DesignEd K12 aim to instill creative confidence and a design thinking mindset at a young age through hands-on experiences in creative problem solving. Design thinking is a methodology that helps children ask big questions, pilule explore diverse solutions and work together to shape new outcomes that change the world bit by bit.”

Design Thinking at TED – links to multiple talks on Design Thinking

Design Thinking for Educators  A creative process that helps you design meaningful solutions in the classroom, purchase
at your school, and in your community. The toolkit provides you with instructions to explore Design Thinking.

What is Design Thinking? Henry Ford Institute

Teaching Kids Design Thinking so they can solve the worlds biggest problems.   Fast Company

Design Thinking in Schools – An Emerging Movement –   Getting Smart