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Tuesday, August 29 • 9:40am - 10:15am
Design Thinking (Professional Practice Pathway) LIMITED

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The open-ended problem-solving process that has wide use in commercial product design and social innovation is rapidly migrating to the classroom.  Design thinking typically starts by identifying user needs through empathy-building experiences before moving to defining, ideating, prototyping, and refining results based on feedback.  The process is iterative rather than linear, producing multiple drafts and prototypes en route to innovation.

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Alice Gentili

Teacher of Visual Art, Miscoe Hill Middle School
Alice Gentili – Visual Art Educator and Department Chair, Mendon-Upton Schools BFA (Painting) Mass College of Art, Post Bacc (Elem Ed), MEd (Art) Framingham State, Instructional Tech Certificate, Apple Teacher, Google Certified Educator, Lifelong Maker using iPads in the art classroom... Read More →
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Paul Marshall

Assistant Principal, Miscoe Hill School
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Mary Anne Moran

Co-Principal, Nipmuc Regional High School, Upton, MA, USA
Mary Anne Moran is Co-Principal of Nipmuc Regional High School in Upton, Massachusetts. She began her career as an elementary educator and quickly made her way to the secondary level. She has been a member of the Nipmuc community for the last 16 years transitioning to the role of... Read More →

Tuesday August 29, 2017 9:40am - 10:15am PDT
Nipmuc G218