reDesign Blog

June 26, 2018

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 some teachers, facilitating a controversial...

June 19, 2018

Multiple Pathways to Success: NYC's Transfer School Institute

By Laurie Gagnon, Educational Designer at reDesign, in collaboration with reDesign team members Dixie Bacallao, Tracy Bauer, Morgan Hildesley, and Antonia Rudenstine This post originally appeared on EdWeek here. There are lots of school...

May 29, 2018

Meet Angela, Our Equity-Driven, Empowering, and Transformative Educational Designer

Angela Stepancic has joined our team at reDesign after what has already been an impressive, revolutionary, and impactful career. In order to highlight her accomplishments and expertise, we connected with Angela to learn more about her background in...

April 24, 2018

What a Middle School Pen Pal Program Taught Me About Difficult Conversations

Our guest contributor, Catherine Epstein, highlights the power of a community that supports initiative, flexibility, and collaboration, and that honors human needs and humane values of empathy and care. Catherine currently teaches Humanities and...

April 9, 2018

Our Five New reDesigners!

We are happy to announce the addition of five phenomenal women to the reDesign team. We are humbled by the ways these brilliant, thoughtful women have been forces for transformation in our field, and are thankful for the energy, wisdom, and...

August 11, 2017

Mastery Communications Week

We are delighted to participate in Mastery Communications Week along with our friends at Great Schools Partnership, Mastery Collaborative, Next Generation Learning Challenges, KnowledgeWorks, Getting Smart, CompetencyWorks, and iNACOL. From August...