Coaching and Design Practice
We offer coaching support as you re-imagine and redesign deeper learning experiences for your students
Teachers are Designers
Five Steps of Design
Once introduced to the tools of design it is important to practice so you can develop fluency with the 5 step method: EMPATHY - DEFINE - IDEATION- PROTOTYPE and TEST.
In workshops Breakaway and School Retool, we teach simple and powerful mindsets that support culture shift and innovation. Coaching sessions allow you to re-visit and practice helpful mindsets.
Build Student Design Challenges
To inspire the next generation of leaders capable of solving real problems WE MUST give young people the opportunity to practice! DESIGN CHALLENGES add relevancy and skill building to the learning experience
Coaching Sessions include both:
time to develop your own design skills
techniques to build and facilitate student led learning experiences
BUILDING A CULTURE OF INNOVATION AT DAVID DOUGLAS’ FRESHMAN ACADEMY
Using Measure 98 funding, David Douglas HS Freshman Academy Teachers are re-imagining the “Freshman Academy” by co-creating cross-disciplinary design challenges. Construct coaches are working with the team throughout the 2018/19 school year.
PRODUCING THE FIRST ANNUAL RISING -9TH-GRADER --2 WEEK DEISGN CHALLENGE IN THE GRESHAM BARLOW SCHOOL DISTRICT
The Center for Advanced Learning (CAL) in the Gresham Barlow School District will inspire curious, confident, and creative 9th graders as they head to high school! Teachers form both CAL and Gresham Barlow High School will team up to produce and facilitate a two week design challenge for rising 9th graders. The team began with our Breakaway: Intro to Design Thinking workshop and then utilized our design challenge coaching services