Students from Madison High School in East Oakland test a DSX prototype.

Students from Madison High School in East Oakland test a DSX prototype.

your learning profile begins the day you express interest in Design School X and grows with you through high school and well beyond.

 

 

Student from d.tech in Burlingham tests a purpose-driven prototype at a DSX Pop Up High School.

Student from d.tech in Burlingham tests a purpose-driven prototype at a DSX Pop Up High School.

 

 

 

we start by capturing your story, your strengths, your skills and your stance (passion). we do this by simply asking and making it our top priority so we ignite YOUR passion, purpose and access to your possible self. 

at dsx, you will feel seen, respected and trusted as a learner and future leader.

 

dsx student learning profile prototype

1. Our admissions process asks questions of you so you can reflect on, own and share your story, your strengths, what skills you're bringing to school (beyond just academics) and your stance (what drives you and are passionate about). We see you as an X-shaped student. We then help you build from there with our innovative model.

1. Our admissions process asks questions of you so you can reflect on, own and share your story, your strengths, what skills you're bringing to school (beyond just academics) and your stance (what drives you and are passionate about). We see you as an X-shaped student. We then help you build from there with our innovative model.

2. Here, our DSX student documents his skills in a digital portfolio, complete with soft and hard skills.

2. Here, our DSX student documents his skills in a digital portfolio, complete with soft and hard skills.

3. Learning is not simply to get from A to B with A's and B's. It is about reflecting on your learning process. Here our student documents and shared the many steps of creating a messenger bag.

3. Learning is not simply to get from A to B with A's and B's. It is about reflecting on your learning process. Here our student documents and shared the many steps of creating a messenger bag.

4. This white DSX student is passionate about equity and social justice. He wants to build from this passion and develop literacy and competency in race and systems of racial oppression.

4. This white DSX student is passionate about equity and social justice. He wants to build from this passion and develop literacy and competency in race and systems of racial oppression.

5. He then goes to the White Privilege Conference to explore more, reflect, and share further self-awareness.

5. He then goes to the White Privilege Conference to explore more, reflect, and share further self-awareness.

6. Lastly, this DSX Learning Profile will continue to grow through this students' time at DSX and well beyond. We see this profile being linked to LinkedIn, Instagram and colleges nimble enough to use this as a portfolio/application.

6. Lastly, this DSX Learning Profile will continue to grow through this students' time at DSX and well beyond. We see this profile being linked to LinkedIn, Instagram and colleges nimble enough to use this as a portfolio/application.