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Q6. Reflect & Share Introduction

15. Design Thinking


In this Quest, you will reflect upon your learning and the design thinking process. Reflection is an important step in any design process. Learning something new can be a way to improve your creativity and innovation skills. This Quest also focuses on your ability to communicate your problem and sell your solution. These are important skills in any job or profession. You will create an advertisement to help sell your prototype idea to others.


  • reflect upon my learning and the impact of using a design thinking process
  • create an advertisement to generate interest in my problem and support for the solution

Video title: 21t4s 15.Q6 Introduction (1:13)


MITECS  Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and

ISTE Standards for Students

1. Empowered Learner
a. Articulate and set personal learning goals, developing strategies leveraging technology to achieve them, and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes
b. Build networks and customize their learning environments in ways that support the learning process

4. Innovative Designer
a. Know and use a deliberate design process for generating ideas, testing theories, creating innovative artifacts or solving authentic problems
b. Select and use digital tools to plan and manage a design process that considers design constraints and calculated risks

6. Creative Communicator
a. choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
c. communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models 
or simulations.
d. publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.