August 2, 2017 Agency by Design in Translation
Educators designed and constructed their own notebooks for their "summer school" workshops.
Educators designed and constructed their own notebooks for their "summer school" workshops.

Agency by Design Project Manager Jessica Ross visits Bilbao and puts the Spanish translations of the team’s thinking routines into action.

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May 13, 2015 Developing Professional Learning Communities to Support Maker-Centered Learning
Follow the work of the East Bay Maker Educators or get involved via Twitter: @ebmem
Follow the work of the East Bay Maker Educators or get involved via Twitter: @ebmem

AbD Senior Practitioner Jessica Ross discusses the role of professional learning communities in supporting the work of maker-centered educators.

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November 13, 2014 Looking Forward—and Looking Back—to AbD’s Action Research with Educator Learning Communities
OLC member engage in an AbD systems redesign activity at Oakland International High School.
OLC member engage in an AbD systems redesign activity at Oakland International High School.

As AbD moves into a new phase of action research, Jessica Ross reflects on the project’s work with the Oakland Learning Community.

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September 4, 2014 Curiosities, Collections, and Curating: Considering Maker Portfolios

AbD researcher Jessica Ross elaborates on her role in the Open Portfolio Project by asking the question: What advice can we offer young makers as they document their making throughout their lifetimes?

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December 20, 2013 Making Circuits Work: A Learning Journey

Agency by Design researcher Jessica Ross explores circuitry by engaging in a hands-on journey to build a flashing LED light from scratch.

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