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Educator Bootcamps

Design Thinking

Dates: Half & Full Day Availability |

Intro to Design Thinking: Learn the design thinking process by jumping right into a design cycle. Get a set of tools and discuss classroom applications. 

Empathy Mapping: Explore what it takes to ask good questions, the relationship of questioning to empathy, and practice using an Empathy Map, a design-thinking tool. 

Intro to Design Challenges: Experience a rapid-build design challenge and explore how to craft design challenges for your context and learners. *Only available with Full Day Educator Bootcamps. 

 

Ideation

Dates: Half & Full Day Availability |

Intro to Design Challenges: Experience a rapid-build design challenge and explore how to craft design challenges for your context and learners. 

Rapid Idea Generation (RIG): Experience a high- energy Rapid Idea Generation (RIG), a physical brainstorm, and build your ideas collaboratively through cycle of piloting. 

8-4-1 Collaborative Brainstorm: Experience a collaborative ideation tool used to generate, refine, and iterate an idea, while leaving a path of ideas to fall back on. *Only Available for Full Day Bootcamps 

 

Makerspace

Dates: Half & Full Day Availability |

Intro to Design Challenges: Experience a rapid-build design challenge and explore how to craft design challenges for your context and learners. *Only available for Full Day Educator Bootcamps

Designing a Makerspace: We are often asked by educators: How do you design and evolve a makerspace in a learning community? This session will take up that questions. [In pilot stage]

Materials Experiment: Explore how material selection, set-up and design communicate to learners and can influence outcomes. Take away a 'zine of handy material tips and sources. 

Looking to energize your staff and enhance collaboration with design-based learning?

Empower your team with design thinking for an education context. TELUS Spark offers workshops to empower education professionals with design thinking, making, inquiry and innovation practices to apply to their own contexts.

Group Pricing (Up to 25 people)

  • Half Day: $650
  • Ful Day: $1100

1. Group costs include all materials for up to 25 participants. Each additional participant is $20 for half-day/full-day workshops to a max of 50 participants. 

2. Food is not included. Request a full-service catering experience. 

Dates

January 25, 2019April 22, 2019
February 1, 2019April 23, 2019
February 15, 2019May 17, 2019 
March 1, 2019
March 18, 2019 
 March 22, 2019

Request Bootcamp

To book, submit a request form or email [email protected] to discuss custom options for your team. Learn more about this groundbreaking workshop.

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