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Design for Change

K-12 Lab’s mission to promote Design Thinking has led to an extraordinary partnership with the Riverside School in Ahmedabad, India.  ”Riverside’s model of putting ‘common sense into common practice’ is now endorsed by the premier institutes in India and … the Multiple Intelligences Institute at Harvard.” Through this partnership, the Riverside School created an initiative called Design For Change. DFC first started in India. It now reaches 300, 000 schools in 33 countries. DFC provides resources to help youth…

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K-12 Design Thinking

The K-12 Lab is part of the Institute of Design at Stanford University. It was established to address a core education issue and question. Most students start kindergarten with great creativity but graduate high school with so little. What can be done about it?  K-12 Lab’s mission is to introduce design thinking throughout the K-12 school experience. As one Grade 7 Student remarked during a recent school research project– ‘I really liked using my imagination. I haven’t used it…

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