A Revised Lesson Plan for Student Success


Steelcase Education researchers explore evolving definitions of student success, along with innovative strategies and new metrics.

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Think. Make. Share

Based on extensive research at K-12 schools, colleges and universities, Steelcase Education researchers developed design considerations for Think, Make, Share learning environments.

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Education

Class, can I have you attention?

Every educator wants fully engaged students. But first you have to get and hold their attention in the classroom. Based on the latest research, here are seven insights on how to do that.

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node

Node is designed for active learning. Mobile and flexible, Node is ideal for quick, easy transitions from one teaching mode to the next, unlike traditional school desks and chairs.

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Active learning. Active minds. Active spaces.

Steelcase Education is focused on helping schools, colleges and universities create the most effective, rewarding and inspiring active learning environments to meet the evolving needs of students and educators.

Using an insight-led approach, we design solutions for the many spaces learning happens, from classrooms and libraries to in-between spaces and cafes. We have a passion for understanding how learning best takes place and how smarter, active learning spaces can help.

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node

Node

The Node school chair is mobile and flexible. It’s designed for quick, easy transitions from one teaching mode to the next. With Node, a classroom can transition from lecture mode to team mode and back again, without interruption.

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Verb

Verb

Verb is an integrated collection of classroom furniture including tables, whiteboards, and instructor lectern and desk stations designed to support a full range of teaching and learning styles.

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media:scape

media:scape

media:scape integrates technology and furniture to bring people, space and information together for greater collaboration and productivity than ever before.

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B-Free

B-Free

B-Free furniture forms neighbourhoods within the workplace. Seating, desk, tables and screens create spaces where people easily connect and collaborate

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Eastside

Eastside

The Eastside visitor chair is a comfortable, versatile, good-looking chair that’s ideal for conferences and impromptu meetings. Stackable and on castors, Eastside is easy to reconfigure

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Talk Time

TalkTime

TalkTime is a flexible, stackable table. The legs can easily be flipped. It is perfect for meeting or training rooms which need to be regularly reconfigured. It is highly robust and stable.

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Insights + Applications

INSIGHTS + APPLICATIONS GUIDE

Our Insights and Applications Guide provides the latest thinking on classroom design and learning spaces.

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CLASSROOMS

We rethink “the box” and move away from the traditional setting of rows of fixed tablet chairs and a lectern.

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LIBRARIES

Today’s students demand choices, requiring libraries to offer a range of spaces to support the many ways they learn.

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IN-BETWEEN SPACES

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.

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Solutions

media:scape LearnLab
Verb Classroom
Node Classroom

media:scape LearnLab

media:scape LearnLab

Share. Learn. Collaborate.

media:scape LearnLab removes the barriers to sharing information and democratizes how people access and share information. The LearnLab allows students to contribute ideas quickly and seamlessly, while the unique design removes the front of the room, allowing the instructor to teach from any location in the classroom. The triangulation of content supports multiple teaching and learning styles without disruption.

Verb Classroom

Verb Classroom

Transform Any Classroom Into an Active Learning Space

Students and instructors need spaces that support the ways they learn. Classrooms should enhance sightlines and interaction and support seamless transitions, collaboration and information persistence.

Verb is an integrated collection of instructor stations, student tables, personal whiteboards, display and work tools.

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Node Classroom

Node Classroom

Supporting the Many Modes of Learning

Educators are often faced with a tough choice: promote active learning or fit as many students as possible into a classroom without much flexibility. Until now.

The Node chair is mobile and flexible. It’s designed for quick transitions between room configurations. With Node, a classroom can flex from lecture mode to groups, and back again, without interruption. Node can take passive space and make it active, supporting active and team-based learning, even when student density is important.

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