reDesign Blog

August 26, 2020

Small Disruption #1: Disrupt the text

While the goal is for all learners to have access to text and materials that represent, affirm, and sustain their diverse identities, it is most often not the reality. Often classrooms are limited in their resources and students are stuck with...

August 19, 2020

School Redesign through 100 Disruptions

Our world and communities have been hugely disrupted by COVID-19 and the illness, death, fear, isolation, and racism that have been heightened in its short powerful presence. Communities of color have been hit hardest of all by far too many measures...

July 14, 2020

5 Ways to Connect with Learners IRL (in real life) and remotely this fall

As we all begin to imagine what the fall will look like, one of the big questions in many of our minds is how to build relationships with learners in a world where remote learning is almost certain to be part of school life. If your program is...

July 2, 2020

Introducing Idaho's Mastery Learning Staging Guide

What does it take to lead the transformation to a mastery-based or competency-based learning system? How do we know where we are in our journey, how we're progressing, and which measurable outcomes we might be working toward? reDesign is excited to...

June 8, 2020


The reDesign team stands with Black communities, Black Lives Matter, and each of the many organizations and individuals fighting to honor, support and protect them. We mourn the loss of the many fathers and mothers, brothers and sisters, sons and...

June 8, 2020

#JustOneThing: Documentary Film-making: Amplifying Student Voices and Passions

"Education either functions as an instrument which is used to facilitate integration of the younger generation into the logic of the present system and bring about conformity or it becomes the practice of freedom, the means by which men and women...