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Five Rules of Design Thinking - 6/9/16

Published on Apr 22, 2016

Five Rules of Design Thinking to Reach All Students


Five Rules of Design Thinking

to Reach All Students

Teach Like You're Banksy

Read the rule book, then rip it up and create something that challenges the accepted wisdom.
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"A lot of people never use their initiative because no-one told them to."

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Teach Like You're da Vinci

Be curious about everything, and never stop questioning how you can make things better.
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“I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.”

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Teach Like You're Chanel

Strive for beauty and elegance, but know that those things are different for different people.
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“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.”

Teach Like You're Brunel

Know that planning is important, but that imagination is what makes the extraordinary possible.

"[I am] opposed to the laying down of rules or conditions to be observed in the construction of bridges lest the progress of improvement tomorrow might be embarrassed or shackled by recording or registering as law the prejudices or errors of today."

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Teach Like You're....

What is your fifth fule?

Teach Like You're Maya Angelou

Be yourself! Being "normal" is boring. Being "weird" is much more fun!
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“If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.”

Teach Like You're Walt Disney

All our dreams come true, if we have courage to pursue them.

"When you’re curious, you find lots of interesting things to do. And one thing it takes to accomplish something is courage."

Teach Like You're Edison

Failure is not an option. Perseverance is the key.

"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time."

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Teach Like You're Steve Jobs

Don’t be afraid to be different!
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"Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes because the people who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do."

Teach Like You're Linus Pauling

Who are you? What do you like? We are not all the same.

"I have always liked working in some scientific direction that nobody is working in."

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Teach Like You're Dean Smith

Never make excuses for doing the right thing.  Or the wrong thing.
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"You should never be proud of doing the right thing. You should just do the right thing."

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"Nothing could be more absurd than an experiment in which computers are placed in a classroom where nothing else is changed." - Seymour Papert, 1993

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"Nobody knows what the future will be like, but we know what it won't be like;
it won't be lots of children sitting in desks writing with pencil and paper all day."
- Seymour Papert, 1986

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