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San Diego, CA, US.


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San Diego, CA, US.

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Design39Campus Back to School 2020-2021:

As Featured on NBC

Design39Campus students got the chance to meet their teachers during a drive-thru book distribution as the Poway Unified School District welcomed students back to online learning for the new school year.

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Edutopia: Schools that Work

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.


Getting Smart’s Schools Worth Visiting

D39C made this list of 70 schools across the nation that are innovating education by GettingSmart.com.


Classroom of the future- Innovate Award for D39C

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 Design39Campus.


Fox 5 D39C: Segment 1

Fox 5 D39C: Segment 2

Fox 5 D39C: Segment 3

Fox 5 San Diego Segments on Show Me Your School


CBS 8 News Segment on Fidget Spinners

D39C LED Megan Power using the fidget spinner craze for math lessons in her San Diego classroom


Deep Dives at Design39 Campus

A proof of learning video about interest based learning at D39C- Deep Dives.


Why Design39 Campus

About our Learner-centered paradigm and how we create life-ready thought leaders who elevate humanity


ABC 10 News reports on Design39Campus

Back to school in 2015-2016 year with information about the intentional differences about D39C


Founding story D39C starts with an idea

Video that shows the inspiration behind D39 Campus with Sonya Wrisley


ABC 10 News reports on opening of Design39Campus

News story from 2014 that highlights this new way of doing school


Interview with Megan Power, D39C educator

Megan Power on doing things differently at Design39 Campus


Animated video about “why” Design39

High-level overview of the concepts on which the school is based


Intel video about Personalized Learning at D39

Project-based personalized learning using technology as a tool


Visitor reflections on Design39 and student engagement

ETT Sumit reflections by other educators visiting Design39 Campus


Principles of D39C with student and educator interviews

DILA video about the school with interviews


Using the Design Process for Special Education Educators at D39C

Educators and staff also use the design process to best serve all students on campus


Education through Growth Mindset from the top down

Keynote by Sonja Wrisley 2015 Create Something Great Kick Off event


San Diego Union Tribune: D39C Opening

2014 Union Tribune report on the opening of D39Campus


Campus Calendar


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