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Design Thinking for Educators

Tim Brown, President of IDEO, recently announced the 2nd edition of Design Thinking for Educators.   This edition includes many real-life examples of school systems and teachers that have wrestled with the design process to achieve real-life outcomes in the classroom.   You can download the free toolkit here.  Share it with educators you know. Design [...]

Design Thinking for Educators2017-04-17T12:20:52-07:00

Expand Your Creative Intelligence with DesignThinker

To be a successful contributor today you're building Cognitive Intelligence (IQ) and Emotional Intelligence (E.Q.).  In the last decade we're building an emerging body of work around Creative Intelligence.  The need for innovation is at a fever pitch in most of the clients I'm serving now.  It's in the values, the maxims, the strategic goals [...]

Expand Your Creative Intelligence with DesignThinker2017-04-17T12:20:52-07:00

Ignorance Drives Discovery

Many years ago my thesis advisor gently corrected my assertion that "The research proves that.....". In fact, most research suggests that something is so. It's very difficult to PROVE anything is so. Witness how theories fall over time as new ones take their place. What we know as a civilization is simply our best thinking [...]

Ignorance Drives Discovery2017-04-17T12:20:52-07:00