The Edutopia Foundation is dedicated to transforming K-12 education so that all students can acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to thrive in their studies, careers, and adult lives. Founded by innovative and award-winning filmmaker George Lucas. In 2017, D39C was named one of their “Schools That Work.” The site features videos about the school in the areas of Design Thinking, Collaborative Learning, Literacy, Interest-Based Learning and Family Engagement.
Design39 made this list of 70 schools across the nation that are innovating education by GettingSmart.com.
Classrom of the Future Foundation – Innovate Award Winner
A new school, with a new approach to teaching has earned the Innovate Award from the Classroom of the Future Foundation. We travel to the Poway Unified School District to tour Design 39 Campus.
Fox 5 San Diego Segments on Show Me Your School
D39C LED Megan Power using the fidget spinner craze for math lessons in her San Diego classroom
A proof of learning video about interest based learning at D39C- Deep Dives.
About our Learner-centered paradigm and how we create life-ready thought leaders who elevate humanity
Back to school in 2015-2016 year with information about the intentional differences about D39C
Video that shows the inspiration behind D39 Campus with Sonya Wrisley
News story from 2014 that highlights this new way of doing school
Megan Power on doing things differently at Design39 Campus
High-level overview of the concepts on which the school is based
Project-based personalized learning using technology as a tool
ETT Sumit reflections by other educators visiting Design39 Campus
DILA video about the school with interviews
Educators and staff also use the design process to best serve all students on campus
Keynote by Sonja Wrisley 2015 Create Something Great Kick Off event
2014 Union Tribune report on the opening of D39 Campus