• 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 idea, share it, and receive feedback for revision. Solidify your vision and package it so that it can be shared with others.

A succinct description of your idea or project.
A visual learning journey sketching the benchmarks along the way.
Feedback on your idea & its next steps.

May 9, 2019 – Agenda

8:45am Introduction and Phenomenological Improv

9:15am Empathy Interview in pairs. Pitch Tool: Capture their big ideas, deliverables, community partners and ideas for exhibition. Share back your own ideas for possibilities, opportunities, and solutions. Gift to your partner a logo or graphic and a caption or slogan.

10:00am Refine your description. Select the promising components and publish to a poster along with a 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….
Exit Pass

3:00pm Departure