Interactive Teaching and Learning at Politecnico di Milano

Background Politecnico di Milano, Italy’s largest University for Engineering, Architecture and Industrial Design is known for high quality teaching of students and

The Effects of a Stimulating Learning Environment

A dynamic and constantly changing reality requires adaptation and change in educational approaches: the student is no longer to be seen as a passive receptacle for knowledge, but as an active participant in the construction of knowledge.

Underutilized Library Space Becomes Campus Hot Spot

The University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth, Kansas wanted to breathe life back into its underutilized library. In partnership with Steelcase Education, campus leaders helped reimagine the existing space and create a vibrant, active and energizing in-between space where people can connect like never before.

A Revised Lesson Plan for Student Success

For too long, student success has mostly meant getting good grades and graduating on time. Now educational reformers throughout the world are formulating more individualized and relevant perspectives on what student success is and how to achieve it— within the classroom and beyond.

New Tools for a New Future

India has been straining for years to reach an ambitious goal of educating all of its children, but is still struggling with low engagement in the classroom and a high dropout rate. Resources and ideas from countries with similar goals could help.

CATS College Cambridge Flexible Spaces

Recognizing the critical interdependency of pedagogy, technology and the spatial environment for successful active learning, in 2013 CATS Cambridge began planning for a brand-new, state-of-the-art facility.

Active Learning Center Grant Questions Answered

Old norms are giving way to a deeper, broader and more individualized perspective on what student success is and how to achieve it. Many educators are rethinking their teaching methods, curricula, support services and technologies, all with the aim of developing a more relevant and strategic approach. The Active Learning Center Grant from Steelcase Education aims to help educators create the most effective, rewarding and inspiring active learning environments to meet these evolving needs.

Photos: Library Renovation Gives Students Control

The Pierre and Marie Curie University library renovation in Paris found a way to inspire collaboration without losing focus. See

Classroom Makeover Transforms Learning

Introduction One year after receiving an Active Learning Center Grant from Steelcase Education, a Michigan high school classroom is taking

Classroom Makeover Transforms Learning

Steelcase Education awarded Forest Hills Northern High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan one of its Active Learning Center Grants to help support its new STEM Academy. The new classroom gives teachers flexibility to move quickly from lecture space to discussion space. See how it transformed the classroom.