Using Design Thinking in your teaching

Recently I have been trying some ways in class to enable students to think outside the box and come up with new approaches to their devising work and writing. There are 2 methods I have been using in class - Design Thinking and approaches to Verbatim Theatre. This blog will share what I did and how I adjusted and adapted to get the most out of the process and the students. Design Thinking Model - Source: Design Thinking for Educators In ...

DOODLING in the Investigation Workbook?

7fx0QcHyrFk As we all know, Investigation Workbooks should function as working documents and support the student’s independent, informed investigation and studio practice. v-pyuaThp-c&feature=em-share_video_user They provide an opportunity for reflection and discovery and they play a key role in allowing ideas to take shape and grow. One of the ways that ideas might ‘take shape and grow’ is through doodling: there should be a balance between analytical and open-ended discussion, illustrating the student’s creative thinking - but creative thinking itself might be expressed through ...