Hi <<First Name>>,

The DFA National team is thinking a lot about teaching. Between an intensive redesign of the DFA curriculum and a reflection of our own facilitation methods, we're circling a number of juicy questions:

  1. What is the difference between teaching and facilitating, and what does the DFA design process train students to do?
  2. What are best practices for co-creating meaning; specifically around words that are new to the audience?
  3. How can we pivot DFA curriculum to be more accessible and flexible for studios working on different timelines?
These questions are complex, challenging, and fun to untangle. They also inspired much of the programming for Fall Kickoff. We hope you'll join us in digging deeper -- check out the schedule below and sign up today!

Alden + the DFA Team
Sign up to participate in DFA Fall Kickoff: an amazing lineup of hands-on workshops and trainings!
Super Courses
By Ken Bain

This selection is full of fascinating stories from college, graduate, and high school teachers who are using evidence-based approaches to spark deeper levels of learning, critical thinking, and creativity—whether teaching online, in the classroom, or out in the field. 
re:Work Blog

re:Work is a collection of practices, research and ideas. Their huge blog collection is great for an array of topics. One of our favorite's is Hacking your innovation mindset and the lessons around learning to navigate ambiguity.
Advice with Katie continues! This week, she's sharing out best tips on cover letters and getting promoted. 

Katie Kirsch is many things: a designer, nonprofit founder, MBA candidate at Harvard Business School, proud DFA alum, and career coach who is excited to share amazing tips on translating your design skills to the workplace!

Book a call with Katie and follow @katiekdo on Instagram to get in touch!
Connect with a DFA Alum in YOUR field! 

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