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

Which Summative Assessment Formats are Critical to Competency-based or Mastery-based Learning?

What types of summative assessments should be a part of our Competency-based or Mastery-based assessment model? Do traditional assessments go away? What about in math class, specifically? Is it...

Design It Like It's Hot: Creating a High-Quality Inquiry Frame for a Unit of Study

Though strong in theory, Essential Questions often wander off into drab and uninspiring standards-land when writing them for a unit. How do we frame learning, right from the start, in a way that...

Creatively Communicating Metacognition and Meaning Making: The Art of Visual Journaling for Learning

Back in July, Jon Altbergs wrote a post: 6 Ways to Use Drawing to Make Meaning. In it, he wrote about some simple activities that teachers across content areas could use to help students develop...