Empathize + Ideate + Build

Oakland is embarking on a design journey to bring to life teacher-created solutions that meet the evolving needs of students. Join Oakland educators and The Teachers Guild to amplify creativity and connection in our classrooms.

Empathize + Ideate + Build 

Get started!

  • Empathize: Spot a need. Interview a student or  colleague. Observe a classroom. Try this activity!
  • Ideate: Share ideas. Share new ideas, half-baked ideas, or your best ideas from your classroom.   Try this activity!
  • Build: Refine ideas. Comment on the ideas of others and make a prototype of your idea. Try this activity!


Contact Alysha, a former teacher and The Guild's Community Designer. 

All ideas must be submitted before March 14th.  

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