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“Classrooms” Best Match


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...


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,...


Are Schools Better with Less Walls?

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...classrooms and rows of desks for more flexible and informal open-plan layouts. Finland is currently going through a wave of school construction and refurbishment, following a new national curriculum introduced...


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...


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...


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)...


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...


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...


The Commercialisation of Higher Education

https: / / / ibi-ideas / commercialisation-higher-education 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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