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

Implementing large-scale changes within educational systems can be a challenging task. Doing so requires many actors, working at different organizational levels (and perhaps across organizations), to not only be unified in their overall goals and coordinated in their actions, but also have the freedom to respond to changing local circumstances and unanticipated issues. READ MORE »

Systems level change in education: New article

Implementing large-scale changes within educational systems can be a challenging task. Doing so requires many actors, working at different organizational levels (and perhaps across organizations), to not only be unified in their overall goals and coordinated in their actions, but also have the freedom to respond to changing local circumstances and unanticipated issues. READ MORE »


Kevin explains how Sigmund Freud’s nephew invented propaganda, why Dole Food Company taught Americans how to cook, that Wuhan may have the best breakfast in the world, and, most importantly, what we can learn from all of this. READ MORE »

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Freud’s Nephew, Dole Pineapple, and Lessons from Wuhan Cuisine: A Twisting and Turning Article About Design and the Mind

Kevin explains how Sigmund Freud’s nephew invented propaganda, why Dole Food Company taught Americans how to cook, that Wuhan may have the best breakfast in the world, and, most importantly, what we can learn from all of this. READ MORE »


Drawing in the dark with light

Reflections on how to co-design WITH, not FOR local communities. READ MORE »

De-centering the Researcher: Ten Reflections on Co-Designing with Local Communities

Reflections on how to co-design WITH, not FOR local communities. READ MORE »


Do advertisers design behavior? READ MORE »

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“Make it Simple But Significant”: How Advertisers Design Behavior

Do advertisers design behavior? READ MORE »


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“Design+Racism in 10 objects. What’s your pick?” READ MORE »

Design + Racism in 10 Objects

“Design+Racism in 10 objects. What’s your pick?” READ MORE »


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

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 »


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Our whole world is designed. But so many of the designs are invisible. Many of us are discovering this as we start to settle into new work-from-home habits. We are learning that most of our daily habits, the procedures which we use to be more productiv … READ MORE »

Designing a Day: Design + Work-from-Home

Our whole world is designed. But so many of the designs are invisible. Many of us are discovering this as we start to settle into new work-from-home habits. We are learning that most of our daily habits, the procedures which we use to be more productiv … READ MORE »


Join us 3/24 at 6 PM MST/9 PM EDT at bit.ly/TADLiveStream to learn about our panelist for the discussion about school redesign during a pandemic. We will hear from three educators in Asia. READ MORE »

How are teachers handling massive school closures?: A teaser for this Friday’s panel 

Join us 3/24 at 6 PM MST/9 PM EDT at bit.ly/TADLiveStream to learn about our panelist for the discussion about school redesign during a pandemic. We will hear from three educators in Asia. 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 »


Once a month we hold a design salon to discuss design-related topics that pique our interest. This month, we changed our topic to discuss how the current pandemic has been shifting our education system. The conversation raised a series of important tho … READ MORE »

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Excerpts from Design Salon I: Shift Happens

Once a month we hold a design salon to discuss design-related topics that pique our interest. This month, we changed our topic to discuss how the current pandemic has been shifting our education system. The conversation raised a series of important tho … READ MORE »


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