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Our core approach is based on the five elements of Design Thinking developed by IDEO and the Stanford d.school: empathize, define, ideate, prototype, and test. Students engage with Design Thinking principles on a daily basis and across the curriculum, both in the IDEATE Lab and in their classrooms. Design Thinking is taught, applied, and explored through project-based learning, integrated projects that require real world problem-solving, and independent exploration.  This philosophy embeds, promotes and enables all students to achieve the objective to become self-motivated, competent and lifelong learners.