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Design Sprints

An Easy Way to Get Started With Design for Change

Design Sprints introduce students to design thinking for social impact with a 4-hour experience that can launch them in Community Projects. The Design Sprint resources provide educators with complete lesson plans for each stage of the Design for Change framework: Feel, Imagine, Do, Share.

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SOCIAL ISSUE PODCASTS

Help your students become empathic about a specific social issue, while learning the Design for Change methodology.

Each podcast is aligned with a UN Global Goal and includes real interviews with people affected by that issue and changemakers making a difference.

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Feel

Listen to a specially-designed podcast highlighting a community challenge
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IMAGINE

Brainstorm collaboratively using quick and easy activities in the classroom
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DO

Develop action plans and storyboards to address the social issue


Time Required:4 hours
Feature:Introduces the Design for Change methodology
Effort:Provides concise and scripted experience for students
Alignment:Aligns to a UN Global Goal
Context:Connects to relevant, local community challenges
Feedback:Design for Change experts will provide feedback and guidance on your experience

Perfect for the educator...

  • Looking for a quick way to introduce students to the Design for Change methodology
  • Searching for ready-made lesson plans that guide students through the design cycle
  • Interested in promoting the UN Global Goals
  • Passionate about connecting students to relevant issues in their community

Kickstart Your Project

Get your class started in minutes.

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