An Introduction to The LAUNCH Cycle

In Chapter 3 we take a look at The LAUNCH Cycle: A K-12 Framework for Design Thinking. In this chapter, we dive into design thinking and look at how the framework can be used in any classroom, with any age group of students, in any subject area.

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Here are some questions to ask after reading Chapter 3:

  • What’s your one sentence definition of design thinking?
  • Where have you seen creative work take place in your school or classroom? What were the conditions and supports put in place to empower this work?
  • How can design thinking and The LAUNCH Cycle structure creative work in and out of the classroom environment?

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