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Harness the Power of the Curriculum Design Thinking Process
Tuesday December 5, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
Presented by Charlotte Cheng, Curriculum Designer, Wonder Workshop
Sponsored by Wonder Workshop
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Many of us have taught design thinking in our classrooms. We give students design challenges where they must understand their users, iterate on their designs, and work together to publish and present projects. What if you harnessed the power of design thinking when it came to developing your own curriculum?
In this edWebinar, Charlotte Cheng, Curriculum Designer at Wonder Workshop, walks through the different stages of the design thinking process. She then shares how she used that process to develop Wonder Workshop’s K-5 Learn the Code Curriculum. Last but not least, she explores best practices to help you apply the design thinking process when developing your own curriculum.
K-8 classroom teachers, tech teachers, tech directors, curriculum directors, curriculum designers, and edtech professionals will benefit from attending this session. There will be time for questions after Charlotte’s presentation. Join us to strengthen your knowledge of design thinking and how it can be applied to creating your curriculum.
About the Presenter
Charlotte Cheng is a curriculum designer at Wonder Workshop. With over 15 years of curriculum design experience, she has developed curriculum content for Wonder Workshop, the Walt Disney Company, Save the Children, LeapFrog, and several edtech startups. Her expertise is creating effective and engaging content for kids at the intersection of education, media, and technology. Charlotte has also taught in a variety of K-12 classroom settings and one of her workshops was featured on ABC News. She received her BS in cognitive science and MA in elementary education at Stanford University. In her spare time, Charlotte likes to draw on walls, sidewalks, faces, and once in a while, the good old traditional piece of paper.
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Wonder Workshop creates engaging, hands-on learning tools, programming languages, and curriculum that bring STEM and coding to life for grades K-8. Robotics fosters critical thinking skills at an early age, encourages creativity, and turns students into makers rather than consumers. Wonder Workshop is the creator of the Dash and Dot robots. Let’s inspire students to be future leaders in technology. Find out more at makewonder.com