• Community Advocacy and Research



Welcome to bluknowledge!

Adinkra symbol for Lifelong Learningbluknowledge n. [bloo • nol • ij] origin: a word fusion: blueprint + knowledge
a learning design and research firm that specializes in design, delivery, and study of education and community-building experiences for learners of all ages.

Current Happenings!

👀 Check it out! 👀 We’ve published Entry No. 4: “Flipped” Peer Presentations Maximize Learners’ Thinking and Participation.

Our LoravoreTM Learning by Bluknowledge Design Notebook is inspired by authentic learning in schools and communities, collaborations with education researchers and practitioners, and an enduring love of learning.

It is a creative space to translate ideas and experiences into design knowledge aimed to improve teaching and learning.

Each “entry” is intended to communicate the use of digital tools, instructional strategies, and learning tasks in thoughtful, practical ways for implementation in a variety of learning settings, such as STEM, blended, or community spaces.


Look 👀! We’ve posted a new blog: Watch my Inspire Talk! Learn Why I 💖 Community!

In five minutes or less, learn how Dr. Erika D. Tate’s childhood and a career devoted to the design of community learning experiences helped her foster a sense of belonging, purpose, and home.


Read Blog: Facilitating Blended STEM Learning in Service of our US Military Families

We gladly welcomed the opportunity to determine the best ways to support family engagement and STEM learning. Read more about our connections to the US military and what happened when we offered families the chance to learn together!