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Tuesday, August 29 • 10:55am - 11:30am
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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David Quinn

Director of Tech and Integration, Mendon - Upton Regional School District
Dave Quinn is the Director of Technology Integration for the Mendon-Upton Regional School District in Massachusetts and works directly with teachers and students in grades K-12 to reimagine learning experiences through the meaningful use of technology. He is also a doctoral candidate... Read More →

Tuesday August 29, 2017 10:55am - 11:30am PDT
Nipmuc G218

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