Micro schools, team taught classes, design thinking practices. In this episode, why it’s so crucial for educators to learn from each other. Tom Vander Ark, CEO of Getting Smart and author of Better Together, joins Steelcase WorkSpace Futures researchers Aileen Strickland-McGee and Gabby Scarritt for a discussion centered around the power of networking in education.
Xi’an Liangjiatan International School (XLIS) partnered with Steelcase Education, embracing active learning to create an environment where students thrive, forming a new age for international schools in China. Read full article
Personalized learning per se isn’t a new concept. Every day, educators adapt lesson plans to ensure students meet learning objectives. Teachers draw on their professional experience and use a variety of techniques to help students learn and engage with the material.
Author, professor and visiting scholar, Jeff Selingo, shares his vision for the future of learning. Explore how job and technology trends will make place more important than ever.
Dr. Julie Marshall, Saluda Trail Middle School teacher in Rock Hill, South Carolina, shares her inspiring story of how active learning teaching methods and a double organ transplant empowered her students in surprising ways. She was one of the first recipients of the Steelcase Education Active Learning Center Grant which came at a serendipitous time. Dr. Marshall’s health challenges became a catalyst for learning and the new classroom helped improve student outcomes. Read more in Classroom Redesign Improves Reading.
Smith System manufactures high quality furniture for pre-K-12 education spaces designed to inspire better learning and improve outcomes for students.