Design school Stanford education: Why-How Laddering.


Activities, tools, and how-tos as a starting point for design thinking— we hope you’ll hack them for whatever challenge you’re working on.

The purpose of this task is to become more familiar with design thinking and to unlock creative thinking in whatever challenge you’re facing.

Brief summary of overall task

  1. Read the why-how laddering explanation here.
  2. Create a why-how ladder on why learners/teachers need learn /teach entrepreneurial learning.
  3. Discuss with your peers
  4. Choose which motivation looks most powerful

Check Design school Stanford education’s website to see tools for taking action. Explore the workshops and resources.

Emoderator Intervention
Monitor the task, enable Access to the links.

Time and schedule
15 minutes laddering + 10 minutes checking links + 10 minutes discussion