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21st
July 2023

by Maureen Carroll
Lime Design | Design Thinking

New Possibilities for Picture Books

Using heads, hearts and hands for impactful learning experiences While searching through my cluttered garage, I came across a tattered book that I used to read to my children. I found myself absorbed in the story and it made me realize how words and pictures have the power to evoke strong emotions. It also made me reflect […]

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02nd
May 2023

by Maureen Carroll
Lime Design | Design Thinking

Creativity Residencies: 5 Things We Learned About Elevating & Celebrating Teachers

Teachers are the ultimate givers. Whether figuring out how to best reach a shy child, juggling how to cover content standards, or building supportive relationships with colleagues, the demands can often feel endless. This led us to wonder: What are teachers doing to replenish themselves? Last month The San Mateo County Office of Education and […]

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23rd
May 2018

by Maureen Carroll
Lime Design | Design Thinking

Be it Basketball or Be it Design Thinking: Joy Matters

                              I spent the last six weeks in Singapore where I led twenty design thinking workshops for educators. I had decided that when I returned home I would spend some time reflecting on what I had learned. For me, that means […]

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27th
June 2017

by Maureen Carroll
Lime Design | Design Thinking

5 Ways Design Thinking Can Be a Culture Changer

Sometimes the signs are subtle, like a meeting room stocked with stacks of neon-colored Post-it notes and black Sharpies. Other times they are grand, like a prominent spot on the agenda of a product design conference. Design thinking makes its way into an organizational culture in many different ways. In my experience, organizations that learn […]

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