Reopening Schools:
Sharing Best Practices

This event is a conversation using Design Thinking (DT) to solve for the question:

How do we engage and motivate our middle school and high school students as we reopen the schools?

Six one-hour sessions​
 (7/27-8/12 Time: 4:30 – 5:30 PM)

Exchange ideas among middle/ high school educators & students​

Facilitated by a Certified User Experience (UX) Designer

We will address challenges focused on:

  • Student motivation (social/emotional)

  • EdTech tools that really help

  • Student access to technology & the internet during distance learning

Our Beginnings

The Social Innovators of the Americas Association (SIAA) is for the development and advancement of social pioneers that want to help community leaders apply new approaches to achieve the objectives of their causes.


In partnership with...

The Student Global Ambassador Program (SGAP Leaders) empowers young leaders to take action on real-world problems by using STEM to solve Sustainability and Social Justice challenges.

Week 1: Discovery Interview & Empathy Map 

Mon., 07/27 &  Wed., 07/29 @ 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Week 2: Persona & Journey Mapping 

Mon., 08/03 &  Wed., 08/06 @ 4:30 - 5:30 pm


Video resources


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Reopen Schools Empathy Map