The teachers working in the Elevate A.R.T.S. grant are using Design Thinking for Educators to create new and innovative ideas for their classrooms. Design Thinking is the confidence that everyone can be a part of creating a more desirable future, and a process to take action when faced with a difficult challenge. Classrooms and schools across the world are facing design challenges every single day, from teacher feedback systems to daily schedules. Wherever they fall on the spectrum of scale- the challenges educators are confronted with are real, complex and varied. And as such, they require new perspectives, new tools, and new approaches. Design Thinking is one of them.