Welcome!

My name is Lisa Radden and I am the author of this web site and owner and founder of LKR Learning Design, LLC. I am an experienced K-12 education technology school district leader, teacher and learning designer with UX/UI research and design skills from my work as a web designer and product manager in the e-learning and IT industries. 

I offer education technology professional development, curriculum design and strategic planning to K-12 school districts (U.S. and International). I provide Edtech companies with UX/UI research, advisory and design services to help them create evidence-based products that impact real classroom experiences and achieve student outcomes.

My mission is to be the strategic partner who helps school districts and Edtech companies work together to co-design innovative and impactful, research-informed learning experiences.

“Learning is at the heart of every LKR Design”

Skills and Services

For School Districts

I help K-12 school district leaders plan and implement their vision for technology, including technology training, pilot and project management, and curriculum development.
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For Edtech Companies

I work with product teams as a trusted advisor and creative partner to help them develop research-informed solutions that make a real impact on teaching and learning .
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What clients and colleagues say

Testimonials
Ann Koufman-Frederick, Ph.D. CO-FOUNDER & FACULTY, MASTERCLASSFORSUPERS.COM, LLC

Ann Koufman-Frederick, Ph.D.

Co-Founder & Faculty, MasterClassforSupers.com, LLC

"Learning Designer extraordinaire, Lisa Kate Radden is wonderfully creative and always clearly communicates complex ideas both visually and with explanation. She is astute about designing for both detail and inspiration, and she resolves design challenges quickly and thoroughly. I've worked with Lisa for over 20 years on a variety of innovative teaching and learning projects in k-12 classrooms, professional development, and graduate education courses, including technology curriculum development and teaching, online course design and web development."

Louisa Rosenheck DIRECTOR OF LEARNING DESIGN, KAHOOT! & INSTRUCTOR, HARVARD UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDU

Louisa Rosenheck

Director of Learning Design, Kahoot! & Instructor, Harvard University Graduate School of Education

Lisa taught with me at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, bringing her rich knowledge of ed tech design and implementation in schools. She is a wonderful collaborator and thought partner in terms of the instructional design aspects and running the logistics of the course. More importantly, she skillfully supported students and pushed their thinking on what good education technology can accomplish, and all the considerations that schools must take into account. She has a deep understanding of the K12 ed tech ecosystem that added so much value to the course!

David Dockterman, Ed.D.

David Dockterman, Ed.D.

Lecturer, Harvard Graduate School of Education & Principal, Dockterman Learning LLC

"I can’t say enough good things about Lisa Kate Radden. She’s been a Teaching Fellow for my Impact by Design course at the Harvard Graduate School of Education since the pandemic. The students love her knowledgeable, thoughtful, and practical guidance about learner experience design, and I completely depend on her combination of technical and design skills to create effective spaces for students to collaborate and share their work. She is a delightful co-worker who makes all of us more productive."

Leo Brehm SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT LEARNING STRATEGY, XR TERRA, INC

Leo Brehm

Senior Vice President Learning Strategy, XR Terra, Inc

I have had the pleasure of working alongside Lisa for many years and can attest to her exceptional dedication and skill set. As a veteran in the field of education for over twenty-two years, I have found Lisa to be one of the most adept professionals I have had the privilege of collaborating with.

We were fortunate to have her experience and expertise in Newton, and her contribution to our district's digital learning initiative was pivotal. Lisa played a key role in ensuring that the district's aggressive digital learning initiative, including the shift of our curricular culture online, was successful. Lisa's commitment to teaching and learning and her dedication to innovation in our work have been a model for everyone on our team.

Mahmoud Dahy SENIOR DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, 7MINDSETS.COM

Mahmoud Dahy

Senior Director of Product Development, 7Mindsets.com

Lisa's visual design expertise brings complex concepts to life, creating engaging and easy-to-understand learning materials. She is well versed in multiple tools such as Miro boards, Asana, Google Suite and more. She is also an excellent project manager who consistently keeps the team on track and ensures deadlines are met without compromising quality. She is well known for coffee time with her team too where she shares her culture and personal life with team members from different cultures and timezones.

What sets Lisa apart is her genuine kindness and ability to work well with others. She fosters a positive working environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. Her empathetic nature and concern for her teammates' well-being make her a cherished colleague.

Hemmat Omar INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER, 7MINDSETS.COM

Hemmat Omar

Instructional Designer, 7Mindsets.com

I had the pleasure of working alongside Lisa for 6 months on a project at 7 Mindsets, and I can confidently say that her enthusiasm and positive attitude were infectious. Lisa has an incredible ability to motivate and inspire team members. Lisa has great organizational skills, and I have been consistently impressed with their ability to maintain a high level of organization.

Lisa has consistently demonstrated an ability to prioritize tasks effectively, which has resulted in a significant increase in productivity for our team. She has an exceptional ability to manage complex projects and to keep all stakeholders informed and on track. With her strong organizational skills, Lisa has been able to ensure that all projects are completed on time, and to the highest standards of quality.

Brian Grossman

Brian Grossman

Engineering Manager, Seesaw Learning

I had the pleasure of working with Lisa as a fellow Teaching Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and I would highly recommend her. Lisa consistently demonstrated a deep commitment to the students and their success. She approached her role with thoughtfulness, cleverness, and unwavering dedication. What stood out to me the most was Lisa's exceptional level of organization and work ethic. She was incredibly diligent, ensuring that she followed through on her commitments and completed tasks with precision. Her attention to detail was remarkable--she plans with the precision of a NASA scientist. Working alongside Lisa was truly inspiring, and I cannot emphasize enough how effective and reliable she is. I would jump at the opportunity to work with her again.

Jillian Nesgos

Jillian Nesgos

Full Bright Specialist Fellow, Head of School, Principal, Instructional Coach

It is rare to find school leaders with the passion, commitment and authentic joy to transform schools from good to excellent. Lisa Radden is one of these uniquely talented instructional leaders with the ability to create a learning community that is focused on ambitious strategies, direction and goals. During Ms. Radden’s many years as our school’s Technology Director, she operated as an instructional leader. She recognizes that schools, just like classrooms, improve when you create a culture that is driven by mission, values and beliefs, and where development and leadership are nurtured. She spent significant time fostering strong, trustworthy relationships with teachers, generating opportunities to ignite teacher leadership structures, and organizing an entire school community around challenging technology goals. Ms. Radden did an outstanding job of developing collaborative teams and working to create technology-rich classrooms that energize student leadership with high academic expectations.

Let's talk!

Does your school need help planning and implementing a technology strategy? For companies, why is your edtech product lacking adoption in schools? What other questions do you have?
Let's talk! Send me a message using the contact form.
I look forward to hearing from you!
Sincerely,
Lisa

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