Ebb N Flow of #DEEPdt: divergent & convergent thinking

What type of thinker are you? Creative Thinker? Logical Thinker? Abstract Thinker? Visual Thinker? Systems Thinker? Associative Thinker? Organized Thinker? Intuitive Thinker? It seems there are a lot of different […]

Discover Mode (where, what, or who) #DEEPdt

For me design thinking is a human-centered approach to learning, creating, and doing through EMPATHY. When I created and designed DEEP design thinking (© May 2010), my foundation & inspiration […]

Reblog: Via @susiewise @edutopia DT in EDU

I am so happy to reblog this article, Design Thinking in Education: Empathy, Challenge, Discovery, and Sharing by Susie Wise, Director of Stanford’s d.School K12Lab via Edutopia.  My sincere appreciation and […]

Visible Thinking Routines Visualized #DEEPdt

Over the years I have created handouts to help me visualize Making Thinking Visible: Visible Thinking Routines (via Ron Ritchhart, Mark Church, Karin Morrison & Harvard’s Project Zero) In 2013, I […]

Which comes 1st The Problem or The User?

I hope this is a quick reflective post…  However, I tend to write as I speak in tangents, flowery (as my 7th grade teacher Mrs. Heyburn once commented), and I […]

Creative Commons of #DEEPdt

Sharing the DEEPdt methodology and its mindsets have been at the core of my work since I began designing DEEPdt in May of 2010. Afterall at its inception, DEEP design […]

#DEEPdt #DesignThinking Work @CDC w/ @Leaderslyceum

Snaps from two days working with CDC utilizing Design Thinking around Investing in Early Childhood. A collaborative endeavor through The Leaders Lyceum Sarah Curtis.  Love when there is an opportunity to […]

#DEEPdt My Choice of Surfaces…

For roughly 4 1/2 years, I created and developed the methodology, terminology, and the mess of the process of #DEEPdt. During this time, my designers (students) & I pretty much used […]

Designing Visuals of DEEPdt

I have spoken before on the DEEP design thinking site of my desire to create a brand, logo, and/or images that to me shares the depth of this methodology and approach of design […]

#DEEPdt: Modes—>Methods—>Means

The DEEP design thinking process is designed in the following way:  Modes—-> methods—–> means. MODES: Discover, Empathize, Experiment, & Produce METHODS: are the moments/touchpoints within the Modes, such as Needfinding, Unpack, Synthesis, […]

DEEPdt on steroids: DEEP, DEEPr, DEEPed

The crafting, practicing, designing, and iteration of DEEP design thinking officially crosses its sixth year this May.  After running a six week Stanford University’s d.School design thinking challenge pilot with […]

What’s Stopping You?

“What’s stopping you?” Several mornings ago I had an interaction with a fellow educator where I asked the question, “What’s stopping you?” We were discussing the “whys” around classroom environment and […]