You can transform the world when you approach it with the goal of imagining and creating solutions,” write the creators of Design Thinking for Educators.
“When you begin to see how games work, you can begin to see how a classroom might work more effectively. The framework of how video games work can also be used to design class participation.” - Game designer Katie Salen
Incorporate a design aspect into your lessons to have a more effective teaching experience. Instead of teaching students to solve problems with existing solutions, let them create new solutions and experiment in order to come across something better.
Come up with more human-centered, collaborative, and optimistic ways to create social change—or at least to start thinking that way. Some ideas could be:
Canva’s Design School is an awesome way for students (and teachers!) how to use Canva with simple and fun design courses: