Designing Our Own Learning

Designing Our Own Learning

DOOL Youth Inspire Educators to Share Power and Create Equitable Learning Environments

DOOL presenters pose in front of the Space Needle after an inspiring session at the TAF Convening! On October 8th a diverse crowd of educators filed into the Laser Dome at Seattle’s Pacific Science Center. However, none of them were there to see a laser show! They had all come to experience an immersive workshop designed and facilitated by youth from Sound Discipline’s DOOL program. DOOL (Designing Our Own Learning) is in its fourth year, bringing together students and educators to share power, develop leadership skills, and reimagine our educational system. The original funding for DOOL came through a [...]

2023-05-01T22:46:12+00:00October 31, 2022|

Third Annual “Designing Our Own Learning” Summer Intensive

This summer Sound Discipline hosted our third annual “Designing Our Own Learning” (DOOL) intensive summer program. For a look back at the first two years of the program, check out Facilitator Alan Wong's post on the College Spark Foundation's blog. For two weeks in August, diverse students and teachers from Evergreen High School and Dimmitt Middle School joined together online with Sound Discipline facilitators to build authentic community, develop youth leadership and advocate for equitable practices within schools. DOOL 2021 students, educators and Sound Discipline staff. Built on a strong foundation of community and trust building, the DOOL 2021 process [...]

2021-08-23T15:08:22+00:00August 23, 2021|
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