Amherst Central Schools

Design Thinking for
Deeper Student Learning

Join HFLI for a deep dive into Design Thinking for Deeper Student Learning. Learn Design Thinking tools, mindsets, and strategies to support the development of independent learners achieving ambitious individual outcomes. 

July 27-29

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What you are going to learn

Design Thinking for
Amherst Central

This workshop helps educators activate Design Thinking tools, mindsets and methods to promote meaningful students connections and develop independent, creative learners.
Throughout this workshop you will discover how: 

  • Describe Design Thinking, including mindsets and methods
  • Activate and embed DT tools and methods to promote student learning, critical thinking and creative problem solving
  • Use DT principles to support teacher practices
  • Understand how DT tools and methods support culturally responsive teaching practices
  • Know where/how to find resources and support
Who we are


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Redesigning How We Learn

Debi Parizek

Executive Director, Henry Ford Learning Institute