Diane Richards is the Chair of the Art Department at The Hill School where she teaches Design Thinking, Digital Photography, and Woodworking

Diane is a graduate of Moore College of Art and Design ‘93 with a BFA in Illustration. She has been an art educator for 15 years. Diane recently completed her MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in their low-residency program. Before teaching, she spent 15 years as a graphic designer. She loves building a sense of creative confidence in her students. 

Questions? Please send a note to Diane at drichards@thehill.org

    StudioChat Resources  |  Tuesday, October 6 2020
    Design Thinking StudioChat Guest Presenter, Diane Richards

    EXAMINING A SYSTEMS-BASED DESIGN THINKING CURRICULUM
    WITH SECONDARY EDUCATION STUDENTS
    In a workshop format, this session will not dive into a typical art lesson. Rather a
    systems-based creative problem-solving approach to teaching and learning
    .



    Slide Deck  |  October 6 StudioChat

    Diane Richards




    Documentary  |  Design Thinking at The Hill School



    Movies
    Watch Billions for Change "Entrepreneur Manoj Bhargava (graduate from The Hill School) unexpectedly found himself a billionaire with the worldwide success of his own concoction - the popular 5-hour Energy drink." 


    Magazine – Websites
    D School at Stanford Unversity

    IDEO 

    FAST COMPANY

    Inc.

    Kickstarter

     

    Designing Thinking Articles:


    Presentations:


    Videos:
    David Kelley, D School, Sanford Unv.  “How to Build Your Creative Confidence”

    Tom Wujec, “Build a Tower, Build a Team”

    Prince EA, “I sued the school system”

    What is priviledge? 

    TED Talks on Creativity 

    IDEO, Human Centered Design Toolkit-Canada, IDEO 2011) Available online at

    Taking Imagination Seriously

    Sir Ken Robinson, “Do Schools Kill Creativity”

    Alexa Meade, “Your body is my Canvas” 

    Phil Hansen, “Embrace the Shake”

    Kyle MacDonald, “I traded a paperclip for a house”

    Tom Hulme, “What can we learn from Shortcuts”

    Antionette Carroll, “Designing for Justice”


    Audio:
    Julie Lythcott-Haims’ “How to raise an Adult” Audio from Pennsylvania Conference for Women.




    Design Thinking StudioChat Series Support Provided by NAEA Design Interest Group and SummerStudio Faculty