A Culture of Safety

One of reDiscover’s favored phrases is “A Culture of Safety.” It’s the name of our core professional development workshop and top of mind for our facilitators in all of our programs. Culture is subtle, social, diverse, and vastly important. As the business aphorism goes, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” A teacher with a great...

Join a UCLA Study on Risk-taking and Anxiety

ReDiscover is proud to partner with researchers at UCLA to help kids get more involved in science!  The project, The Development of Anxiety in Youth Study (DAYS), is a landmark study funded by the National Institutes of Health, and it’s focused on understanding how brain development is linked to anxiety during adolescence.  It’s asking...

Jonathan Markowitz Bijur

Executive Director Jonathan Markowitz Bijur is a founder of Tinkering School LA, an educator, maker, and administrator with over 15 years experience in non-profit management. He has been Executive Director of reDiscover Center since 2014. His previous board and staff work includes contributions to choirs, museums, libraries, and community centers in Boston and Los...

Barb Noren

Director of Programs Barb Noren is a generalist who loves getting her hands dirty. A master maker, videographer, musical instrument designer, and experienced educator, Barb has been involved with STEAM education since 1999, and has served as Lead Tinkerer and Director of Programs at reDiscover Center since 2014, where she has guided the growth...

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