Articles by: Melissa Warr

 

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Melissa offers her own mix of mixtapes, Bing Crosby, kindergarteners, seatbelts, learning and, of course, design. READ MORE »

Bing Crosby, Design, and Meaning Making

Melissa offers her own mix of mixtapes, Bing Crosby, kindergarteners, seatbelts, learning and, of course, design. READ MORE »


On March 19 at 1 PM MST, Michael Rohd will be joining us to discuss how he designs processes that support groups in exploring difficult topics and discussing challenges. READ MORE »

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Process Design and Creative Facilitation

On March 19 at 1 PM MST, Michael Rohd will be joining us to discuss how he designs processes that support groups in exploring difficult topics and discussing challenges. READ MORE »


Melissa and Luis bring their perspectives to design-based research. Should it exist? What is it good for? READ MORE »

Two Perspectives on Design-Based Research

Melissa and Luis bring their perspectives to design-based research. Should it exist? What is it good for? READ MORE »


How do we design culture? We explored this at the 2020 AECT convention. Here’s an overview…and a place to share your thoughts! READ MORE »

Designing Culture for Learning

How do we design culture? We explored this at the 2020 AECT convention. Here’s an overview…and a place to share your thoughts! READ MORE »


Happy Birthday TAD

What’s a party without games? Join the TAD Birthday Party games here READ MORE »

Birthday Party Games

What’s a party without games? Join the TAD Birthday Party games here READ MORE »


Emergent design is about shaping the future through rapidly changing contexts, like when COVID-19 interrupts your dissertation research on teacher identity and design. READ MORE »

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Harnessing the Rapids: Teacher Identity, Design, and COVID-19

Emergent design is about shaping the future through rapidly changing contexts, like when COVID-19 interrupts your dissertation research on teacher identity and design. READ MORE »


Waymo Car

Can designing systems be done piece-by-piece, or does it require revolutionary design? READ MORE »

Designing for Systemic Change: Self-Driving Cars?

Can designing systems be done piece-by-piece, or does it require revolutionary design? READ MORE »


Implementing large-scale changes within educational systems can be a challenging task. A new article by Steven, Melissa, and Punya suggests a way forward. READ MORE »

Fostering system-level perspective taking when designing for change in educational systems

Systems level change in education: New article

Implementing large-scale changes within educational systems can be a challenging task. A new article by Steven, Melissa, and Punya suggests a way forward. READ MORE »


Redesigning teacher education on the fly: The case of sun devil learning lab. May 15, 1 PM MST, bit.ly/TADLiveStream

Join us Friday, 5/15, 1 PM MST at bit.ly/TADLiveStream to chat about how Sun Devil Learning Lab redesigned teacher training during the COVID19 Pandemic. READ MORE »

Redesigning Teacher Training on the Fly: The Case of Sun Devil Learning Lab

Join us Friday, 5/15, 1 PM MST at bit.ly/TADLiveStream to chat about how Sun Devil Learning Lab redesigned teacher training during the COVID19 Pandemic. READ MORE »


The COVID-19 pandemic has forced educators to rapidly shift classes and coursework into online formats…but what about the other aspects of school? How do counselors, performing arts directors, and librarians support a school community that has sudden … READ MORE »

Redesigning a school (during a Pandemic): Lessons from Asia

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced educators to rapidly shift classes and coursework into online formats…but what about the other aspects of school? How do counselors, performing arts directors, and librarians support a school community that has sudden … READ MORE »


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