Understanding the design process is key to young innovators or designers developing refining and improving designs, services or products they wish to create. . This is a set of cards that aims to support students as they explore the steps and process of developing an idea through to creating a product.
Each card has both a short explanation of each given step in the process, as well as providing guiding questions that allow and encourage agency on the part of the student.
This is a great resource for teachers wanting to use iTime, a project based approach to problem solving, or other STEM related design projects.
It is also an ideal resource for classes inquiring the stages innovators and entrepreneurs go through when creating an economically valuable product or service that customers or consumers need or want.
There is a set of 5 cards with picture prompts and guiding questions that can be used to help students explore and develop an understanding of these stages in the design cycle
• Being Alert
• Ideas and Dreams
• Details and Needs
• Create, Explore and Test
• Evaluate and Reflect