Spaces + Inspiration
We rethink “the box” and move away from the traditional setting of rows of fixed tablet chairs and a lectern.
Today’s students demand choices, requiring libraries to offer a range of spaces to support the many ways they learn.
Every space is a learning space. We reimagine how lounges, hallways and other informal areas can be flexible, friendly learning spaces for individuals and groups.
To support faculty needs, education workspaces must be as high-performing as the people who work in them.
The Node school chair is mobile and flexible. It’s designed for quick, easy transitions from one teaching mode to the next, unlike traditional school desks and chairs.
Verb is an integrated collection of classroom furniture including tables, whiteboards, and instructor stations designed to support a full range of teaching and learning styles.
Thread simplifies power distribution, providing power to the devices we use and the places where we work and learn.
The Brody WorkLounge and Desk are private workspaces that are designed to be good for your body and good for your brain – providing places to get away without going away.
Verb Active Media Table
With a mobile monitor lift, Verb Active Media Table supports monitors being raised and lowered to meet the changing needs of a classroom.
media:scape integrates technology and furniture to bring people, space and information together for a greater collaborative work environment and more productivity than ever before.
Latest 360 Research + News
Steelcase to Acquire Education Leader Smith System
Smith System manufactures high quality furniture for pre-K-12 education spaces designed to inspire better learning and improve outcomes for students.
A Two-Part Equation for Active Learning
Three educators boil down active learning into a two-part equation guaranteed to support student success and enhance teachers’ experiences in an active learning classroom.
Designing the Medical Office Building of the Future
Five finalists competed in the NEXT Student Design Competition sponsored by Steelcase to create the medical office building of the future.
Active Learning Fosters Soft Skills in Students
Employers are seeking students with strong soft skills, LaSalle College is using active learning pedagogy, tools and classrooms to teach these traits.
Three Perspectives on the Future of Higher Education
Experts in education tackle how flipped learning, 21st century skills and virtual and augmented reality will change the way students learn.
Teaching Tomorrow’s Teachers through Active Learning
The University of West Alabama used the Steelcase Education Active Learning Center Grant to engage students and faculty to learn in new ways.
Teaching Design Thinking to Solve Real World Problems
Professors at Appalachian State University empower students to use design thinking, solve serious problems and initiate change.
Active Learning Center Grant Launches Fourth Cycle
The Active Learning Center Grant from Steelcase Education is launching its fourth cycle to identify educators at the leading edge of active learning pedagogies.
Why You Want a Noisy School Library: Q+A
The addition of an Active Learning Center helped the University of Saint Mary in Kansas take an active learning philosophy campuswide.
Active Learning Symposium Connects Educators
Steelcase Education hosted the first Active Learning Symposium partnering with educators to share research, foster community and advance active learning.
Educause Features Steelcase Education ALC Partner
An active learning champion from the University of Saint Mary in Kansas shared her school’s active learning journey at Educause.
Active 8th Graders
A renovation of a district’s schools, Hall Middle, helped propel the administration and faculty to embrace active learning.
Active Learning Center Grant
Steelcase Education partners with institutions across North America to create effective, rewarding and inspiring active learning environments. Sign-up to be notified when the next Active Learning Center Grant is open.
Our Services Include:
- Online tools
- Onsite engagements
- Virtual coaching and team teaching
- Space planning
- Regional events
For more information, contact us at ProfessionalLearning@steelcase.com.
E&I Cooperative Services
E&I is the member‐owned, not‐for‐profit sourcing cooperative delivering expertise, solutions and services to higher education and related institutions.
National Joint Powers Alliance® (NJPA)
NJPA is committed to serving members with a continuous effort to meet present and future needs in a cost-effective manner delivering the very best products and services through nationally leveraged contracts, such as cooperative purchasing.
To learn more visit NJPA at: www.njpacoop.org