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.

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 :: Empathize

Feel

Listen to a specially-designed podcast highlighting a community challenge

Imagine :: Brainstrom

Imagine

Brainstorm collaboratively using quick and easy activities in the classroom

Do :: Prototype

Do

Develop action plans and storyboards to address the social issue

SHARE

Present ideas, solutions and action plans and critique them as a group

Time Required: 4 hours
Where: Using the guided lesson plans on the Design for Change web portal
How: Provides concise and scripted experience for students
Context: Connects to relevant, local community challenges
Alignment: Aligns to a UN Global Goal
For You: Design for Change experts will provide feedback and guidance on how to make the experience amazing for your students

Perfect for the educator...

Kickstart Your Project

Get your class started in minutes.

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