Educators and Leaders Workshop

Inspiring Our Future

Elementary Level Workshops

Bring in your class for a workshop on Design Thinking! Design Thinking Workshops for elementary schools engages students in solving real-world, relevant problems. It draws on their creativity and encourages them to take healthy risks, while building their ability to collaborate in developing positive solutions. The focus on customers (or users), helps students to develop deep empathy skills.

Why Introduce Design Thinking to Youth?

  • Teach observation
  • Build confidence in problem solving
  • Gain experience in building ideas
  • Experience communicating ideas
  • Learn from peers

Available for grades 4 to 8 - Cost associated with each workshop. Contact the Wilson Centre for more information.

For more information or further inquiries, email info_wilsoncentre@usask.ca or call (306) 966-8675. 

High School Level Workshops

Design Thinking for high schools engages students in solving real-world, relevant problems. The workshop focuses on the basics of user-based idea building, which is a process of finding innovation and opportunities by observing human behavior patterns. 

Why Teach Design Thinking to High-Schools?

  • Give a new perspective on observing human behavior
  • Start finding common threads in user behavior patterns
  • Identify real opportunities for innovation
  • Learn from peers
  • Give students the opportunity to think creatively
  • Get students feeling comfortably uncomfortable!  

Available for grades 9 to 12 - Cost associated with each workshop. Contact the Wilson Centre for more information.

For more information or further inquiries, email info_wilsoncentre@usask.ca or call (306) 966-8675.