“Classrooms” Best Match

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Why are classrooms filled with desks and chairs, all in tidy rows facing the same direction?

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...They’re rethinking how they set up their classrooms. Hockinson Middle School Classroom Pod Concept The Superintendent and teachers at Hockinson Middle School, in Brush Prairie, Washington, explored a classroom layout...

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Classrooms Matter

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...schools and classrooms are unable to provide effective learning environments as they are simply past their best. Lack of space, poor layouts and declining durability are among the biggest issues,...

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A Difference-Maker for PBL: Furniture

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...School Districts across the United States are seeking options differing from the traditional classroom in order to transform their spaces into project based learning environments. Traditional classrooms use passive...

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Urban Educations: K-12 in the Downtown Core

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...of classrooms is also key to building downtown schools within different spaces. A project manager with the Vancouver School Board described the process of an urban school as “going to...

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IBI research proves design makes a difference for students

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...the physical characteristics of classrooms explained 16% of the variation in learning progress over a year for the 3,766 pupils in the study. Leading the HEAD (Holistic Evidence and Design)...

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Vulnerability and The Creative Brain

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...each of their classrooms. The research shows that most of highly creative student population could be described as being an autodidact s. These are usually persistent learners who show signs...

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The Maker Movement

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The Maker Movement is a cultural phenomenon and is highly inclusive as everyone is welcome, regardless of their race, financial status or background. It is also changing the...

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The Commercialisation of Higher Education

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...as the same quality or superior to those from face-to-face classrooms.’ So how relevant is a significant investment in teaching spaces on campus? The answer to this question, and whether...

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