Learner-Centered Design With The Teachers Guild

Build up your creative problem-solving skills and learn how to apply them to your teaching practice with this course from The Teachers Guild, an initiative of IDEO. Explore principles from learner-centered design, such as empathy, brainstorming and prototyping, and how to use them to solve classroom challenges.

course duration icon 9 Hours
course cost icon Free
course certificate icon Certificate of Course Completion
Understand the principles of learner-centered design   Build a new solution to a classroom challenge
Learn how to apply learner-centered design to address evolving student needs.   Use learner-centered design to solve a challenge your school or classroom has with space, curriculum, or routine.
Explore creative leadership techniques to better engage your students   Learn how The Teachers Guild can help you apply Design Thinking for Educators
Learn how to empathize and ideate to engage your students.   Connect to additional resources from The Teachers Guild to further your design skills.
  • Introduction to Learner-Centered Design
  • Discovering Student Needs
  • Reflect on Evidence
  • Generating Ideas
  • Build a Prototype
  • Make & Share: Share Your Story

What is KQED Teach?

We offer a collection of free, hands-on professional learning opportunities focused on Digital Media. Educators can build skills in digital storytelling, data visualization, and critical media use to support all curriculum areas. These skills allow educators to facilitate learning environments where their students can create digital content, develop their communication and technology skills, and engage in deeper learning that encourages critical thinking.

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