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Educator Boot Camps

Design Thinking

Dates: Half & Full Day Availability |

Intro to Design Thinking: Learn the design thinking process by jumping right into a design cycle. Get a set of tools and discuss classroom applications. 

Empathy Mapping: Explore what it takes to ask good questions, the relationship of questioning to empathy, and practice using an Empathy Map, a design-thinking tool. 

 

Ideation

Dates: Half & Full Day Availability |

Rapid Idea Generation (RIG): Experience a high- energy Rapid Idea Generation (RIG), a physical brainstorm, and build your ideas collaboratively through cycle of piloting. 

8-4-1 Collaborative Brainstorm: Experience a collaborative ideation tool used to generate, refine, and iterate an idea, while leaving a path of ideas to fall back on. *Only Available for Full Day Boot Camps 

 

Makerspace

Dates: Half & Full Day Availability |

Designing a Makerspace: We are often asked by educators: How do you design and evolve a makerspace in a learning community? This session will take up that questions. [In pilot stage]

Materials Experiment: Explore how material selection, set-up and design communicate to learners and can influence outcomes. Take away a 'zine of handy material tips and sources. 

Looking to energize your staff and enhance collaboration with design-based learning?

Empower your team with design thinking for an education context. TELUS Spark offers workshops to empower education professionals with design thinking, making, inquiry and innovation practices to apply to their own contexts.

Group Pricing (Up to 25 people)

  • Half Day: $1,000
  • Full Day: $1,500

1. Group costs include all materials for up to 25 participants. Each additional participant is $50 for half-day/full-day workshops to a max of 50 participants. 

2. Food is not included. An additional $250 for up to 25 participants will be charged for a full-service catering experience. Get in touch with us to upgrade! 

Request Boot Camp

To book, submit a request form or email PD@sparkscience.ca to discuss custom options for your team. Learn more about this groundbreaking workshop.