- Be Fully Present.
- Assume a Beginner’s Mindset for the work. Park your title, be open-minded, empathetic, and presume a positive intention from your colleagues.
- Fierce Collaboration: Lean in, get creative, & embrace discomfort. Be aware of your conversational biases.
- Make, Create, Do
Big Idea: Good ideas become great ideas when they’re given the time, space, and collaborative energy to incubate.
Driving Questions: How might we use human-centered design principals to improve student experience & success in schools?
Goals: To flesh out your innovative idea, share it, and receive feedback for revision. Solidify your vision and package it so that it can be shared with others.
A succinct pitch that explains your idea.
A visual learning journey sketching the benchmarks along the way.
Feedback on your idea & its next steps.
May 8, 2019 – Agenda
8:45am Introduction and Selphies.
8:55am Empathy Interview in pairs. Pitch Tool: Brainstorm your big ideas, deliverables, community partners and ideas for exhibition. Consider many possibilities, opportunities, and solutions.
9:15am Logo and Caption Development. Gift to your partner a logo or graphic and a caption or slogan.
10:00am Refine your pitch. Select the promising components and publish to a poster along with your Selphie, and some other defining elements of the pitch.
10:30am Coffee and Gallery Walk
11:00am Give and share feedback on pitches. What ideas, resources, and connections can you offer to enhance the ideas?
11:30am Instructional Inventory: Consider the components of the idea and the various questions you might want to answer in determining what the plan might look like.
12:00pm Lunch – Mac Hall
1:00pm Illustrated Learning Journey: Scope and sequence the experiences and reflections that might form the learning journey.
2:00pm Critical Friends Protocol: Share your idea and the essential details, along with where you are at and what might be tricky…
Partner/s Feedback: (Keeping in Mind their Caption as a possible lens for feedback)
– I like..
– Hey have you heard of….?
– Some things I heard that are important and exciting
2:30pm Continued refinement & Stakeholder Mapping: Who needs to know? Give permission? Support?
To do list and next steps….