What Is reDesign?

Who We Are

We believe that all young people can become independent, passionate learners who are prepared for college, regardless of economic circumstance, race, or family history. For us, education is fundamentally an issue of social justice.

What We Do

We collaborate with clients on projects that push the envelope of vision and design, projects that are reimagining what teaching and learning can be, particularly for the most vulnerable and marginalized youth in our society.

reDesign Blog

Mastery Week 2018: Two Best Practices for Crafting Mastery Assessments

No matter what kind of system you teach in – assessment – knowing what your students know and are able to do – is essential to understanding what students are learning. In mastery-based systems, in...

6 Ways to Use Drawing to Make Meaning

Reflections on pedagogy that works for marginalized students. More than 15 years ago, Mike Schmoker’s “The ‘Crayola Curriculum’” appeared in Education Week.   In it, Schmoker laments...

I’m Not Sure How to Talk About Social Justice in My Classroom: How to Provide Opportunities for Students to Do the Talking!

As race-related events, gender politics, and mass shootings permeate the news cycle over the last few months, you may be wondering how you might address some of these issues in your classroom. For...