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Design Thinking Report

For CEP 817, I spent a semester solving a problem by using the Design Thinking Process. Here is the final report. Advertisements

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CEP 817 Final Reflection – Design Thinking

The Design Thinking Process has really changed my thinking as a teacher. The following presentation encapsulates my learning experiences and takeaways for teaching.

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Testing Report

A problem of practice I face in my role as Technology Integration Specialist is helping teachers to become less resistant to use technology in their classrooms. To support my teachers and hopefully address this problem, I have done many different … Continue reading

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Testing Phase

The testing phase of the Design Thinking process is important, because it really allows us to make sure the product we are delivering is functional, easy to use, and simple to understand. In my case, I am testing my website, … Continue reading

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View of Teaching

The big idea I chose was View of Teaching. To symbolize one view I have of teaching, I created a Teaching Toolbox (made from a cardboard box), with a lock on the front (made with a popsicle stick, tape, and … Continue reading

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Prototyping

My problem of practice (helping teachers become less resistant to using technology in their classrooms) has been something I have tackling since accepted my new role (Technology Integration Specialist) this school year. With that said, my role has been filled … Continue reading

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Brainstorm/Ideate/Reflect

Brainstorm Session For the brainstorming session, I started off working independently. Before I approached anyone for help, I wanted to make sure I had my thoughts gathered. In the below picture, the writing in purple and blue shows my thoughts. … Continue reading

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Problem of Practice Struggles/Wonders

My Problem of Practice is how to support teachers who are resistant to using new technologies with their students. Targeted Professional Development is one of my key solutions. However, this does not come without other constraints. Some of my struggles … Continue reading

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Part 2 ~ Defining the Problem of Practice

Problem Statement Many teachers show resistance when it comes to using new technologies in their classrooms. There are two main root causes that contribute to this problem: teachers have overwhelming, busy schedules that do not lend to the self-learning of … Continue reading

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Part 1 – Defining the Problem of Practice

The 5 Whys ~ A Root-Cause Analysis Why are many teachers resistant to using new technology in their classrooms? They don’t know where to start. Why don’t they know where to start? They haven’t had enough training on new technologies. … Continue reading

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