For those seeking a practical paradigm for development of strategies that foster 21st century skills, Design Thinking offers an attractive option. This toolkit has been developed specifically for educators and focuses on the elements of: Discovery, Interpretation, Ideation, Experimentation, and Evolution.
The site's producers offer this statement of introduction:
Design Thinking is a mindset. Design Thinking is the confidence that everyone can be part of creating a more desirable future, and a process to take action when faced with a difficult challenge. That kind of optimism is well needed in education.