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Does Your Design Process Look Like This?


Design thinking

Does your partnership sometimes “go wide” before focusing in on concrete strategies? For a helpful toolkit on designing new strategies, initiatives, and/or programs, see Design Thinking for Educators by the renowned design firm IDEO. Thanks for Bob Ettinger of Cambridge for sharing this resource. To see a creative application of this process to early education, check out the Kellogg Foundation’s provocative thought piece: Tangible Steps Towards Tomorrow: New Designs for Early Education, 0-8.