At Lake Forest Country Day School, the principles of Design Thinking are embedded throughout the curriculum and across all grade levels. It provides a new way to tackle problems. In today’s global world, innovation and creative problem solving are required across all industries and professions. The ability to take what appears to be an insurmountable task, and break it into manageable pieces is a skill all successful students must possess. Members of today’s workforce must have the ability to think empathetically as well as critically, work both as a team member and independently, and persevere in resolving problems while embracing unsuccessful attempts as an opportunity for growth and learning.