At any given time, the Collaborative manages or supports a variety of projects involving educators from a wide range of settings. Each one connects in some way to Project Zero research. 

Ongoing Projects

Making Across the Curriculum (Agency by Design)

How do we best prepare young people for a rapidly changing world? In response to this question, many leading education experts advocate interdisciplinary, project-based learning. Paired with design thinking, this…more


An initiative conceived and directed by Project Zero researcher Sarah Sheya, JusticexDesign (JxD) is a professional development program for educators that encourages a systems approach for examining the human-designed world.…more

DC-Area Playful Schools Network

What does playful learning mean in your context? This question guides a new project managed by the PD Collaborative that includes over 100 educators from eight local schools. They make…more