New + Hot Courses for High School

Design Thinking for High School

Students will think like entrepreneurs and begin to see challenges as opportunities. They will learn a flexible, adaptable skillset that allows them to adjust and problem solve on the fly. Students will use world class tools and methods to create real solutions for local or global issues identified in the curriculum.

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Design Thinking for Grade 9 Geography

Students will use the geographic inquiry process to formulate questions and gather research to assess the liveability and sustainability of communities around them. Students will identify community members’ unmet needs, and they will propose solutions for building better communities.

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Design Thinking for Grade 12 World Issues

In this course, students will address the challenge of creating a more sustainable and equitable world. They will explore issues involving a wide range of topics, including economic disparities, threats to the environment, globalization, human rights, and quality of life.

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Design Thinking for Grade 11 English

Students will discover and investigate problems that have occurred and continue to occur on a global scale. Through reading a variety of postcolonial literature, researching current human rights issues, and adopting an entrepreneurial mindset when going through the design thinking process, students will develop and pitch a prototype for a product, service or app that will make a significant impact on a chosen community

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Future Skills Certificates for High School

Obtain official designation to grant micro-credentials to students on a variety of future skills. Through successful completion of professional development, educators gain access to premium curriculum resources and are able to run official Future Design School certificate programs for High School students. All Future Skills Certificate programs are adjudicated by FDS and students receive official certificates to supplement their resumes and portfolios.

Popular Playbooks for High School

Project Based Learning Playbook

Learn best practices for implementing project based learning in the classroom. Gain insights from real world examples and leverage proven methodologies.

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Personalized Inquiry Playbook

Learn how to empower students to take control of their learning by engaging them through personalized inquiry. Leverage best practices for crafting big questions, honouring student choice, and scaffolding ongoing inquiry.

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Design Thinking Playbook

Unpack the history of design thinking and learn implementable frameworks being leveraged by top business leaders and educators.

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