We know you spend countless hours preparing students for the future. What if you could help them develop real-world business skills to equip them for the workforce? Let Intuit Education help ready students to join the more than 7 million small businesses using QuickBooks, or start their own business by learning QuickBooks for free.
There’s no time like the present for students to develop the skills for their future. Using QuickBooks, students can simulate a business or start a real one, learning real-world business skills like tracking income and expenses, creating reports, and more.
With a 1-year trial of QuickBooks Online students can simulate a business or start a real one. They’ll learn real-world business skills like tracking income and expenses, creating reports, and more. They can even customize the experience with their favorite business apps, and get at their data anytime, anywhere with a PC, Mac, tablet, or smartphone. Reviewing options for teachers? Absolutely. Teachers can easily review their students’ files with QuickBooks Online Accountant.
It’s our unique approach to problem-solving and innovation—our not-so-secret sauce that we’re eager to share with you and your students. More precisely, Design for Delight is a set of principles that gives students hands-on experience in creative problem solving. It gives students the tools to identify big unsolved problems, gain customer empathy, run quick experiments with actual customers, test assumptions, pivot if needed, and much more.
Design thinking has become a powerful business language used by many of the world’s most admired companies. It promotes complex problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, and other skills highlighted in the World Economic Forum’s Future Jobs Report. It’s why Coursera lists design thinking as the most in-demand business skill for 2020.
Design for Delight can be used in any classroom from kindergarten through post-secondary. Teachers most interested in it generally teach subjects such as business, entrepreneurship, project-based learning, and computer science, as well as after-school programs.
Use the Design for Delight Toolkit to jumpstart innovation with your students. The Toolkit is a set of free downloadable files that are designed to help educators teach students the basics of design thinking in an interactive, problem-based format. Best suited for eighth grade and up, the Toolkit lets you choose materials for a customizable intro to design thinking, for longer-term projects, or both.
The main Toolkit materials are designed to be used together to guide students through a coherent learning experience, with students working both individually and in pairs. These materials can be completed in a single 1.5 hour session, or can be broken up into shorter lessons and activities to supplement 1-2 weeks of instruction.
Once you’ve integrated the core materials, use the supplemental materials to enhance the learning experience and truly integrate Design for Delight into your class using Brainstorming Cards, Posters, Method Cards.
Save time preparing for classes with lecture presentations, classroom exercises, and more. Intuit Education is here to help you choose the right resources for you and your students.
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