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Friday, March 15 • 8:30am - 9:30am
Design Thinking Integration for the 6-8 Humanities (Art/ELA/History) Classroom

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Have you been searching for ways to incorporate innovation, making & design thinking into your students’ daily learning, but are struggling to find a way to get started? In this hands-on session, presenters will share resources that will help you easily create your own engaging, standard-based design-thinking lessons for a middle school ELA, History or Art class.

Learning Outcome #1
At the end of the session, participants will be able to implement new strategies to intentionally integrate design thinking & grade level standards in order to engage students in their learning.

Learning Outcome #2
At the end of the session, participants will be able to leave with ideas and lessons on building empathy and incorporating real-world problems while hitting grade level standards and curriculum.

ISTE Standard 4: Innovative Designer Students use a variety of technologies within a design process to identify and solve problems by creating new, useful or imaginative solutions

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Elizabeth Steele

Teacher, 6th and 7th grade History, San Marcos Unified School District
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Heidi Kniseley

Art/Inquiry Teacher, Double Peak/SMUSD
Heidi Kniseley has worked to create an engaging, standards-based art curriculum at the middle school level. She has taught art at the elementary level, she co-created a year-long social entrepreneurship class to 6th-graders and taught middle school Language Arts at Double Peak K8... Read More →


Friday March 15, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am AKDT
Mojave Learning Center, Renaissance Hotel 888 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262