Active Learning

Educators Highlight Active Learning at Scale at ISTE

Steelcase Education promotes active learning at scale at the 2017 ISTE Conference. Two educators share their insights on transforming education.

Educators gathered in San Antonio, Texas for the 2017 ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) Conference to engage in hands-on learning and exchange ideas aimed at transforming education. ISTE is a platform for educators and industry experts to connect with the brightest minds in education and inspire one another.

Active learning, the evolution of educating in a way that engages students and integrates technologies, is one of the themes that took center stage at ISTE. Steelcase Education invited two guest speakers to offer their experiences and insights during a session on active learning and share how they incorporate it into their schools and curriculum.

Randy Hall from Lower Hudson Regional Information Center in Harrison, New York and Dr. Julie Marshall from Saluda Trail Middle School in Rock Hill, South Carolina joined Marisa Sergnese from Steelcase Education to talk about strategies, techniques and tips for K-12 active learning programs. Marshall and Hall discussed how to empower students to take ownership of their learning and how to help administrators champion active learning in their districts.

Steelcase Education is dedicated to helping educators like Hall and Marshall create active learning spaces. In addition to hosting the two speakers, Steelcase Education designed and furnished a session room and exhibit space to promote active learning.

Steelcase Education Exhibit

Large active learning classrooms and a custom table solution from Steelcase are helping to transform the educational experience.

Steelcase Education Exhibit

The Verb standing height table and whiteboards improve sight lines and encourage collaboration in active learning classrooms.

Steelcase Education Exhibit

The new Verb Active Media Table incorporates a monitor which can be raised and lowered easily to bridge the gap between students, teachers and content in large active classrooms.

Steelcase Education Exhibit

Without a frame, the a3 CeramicSteel Sans from PolyVision can support collaboration or serve as an architectural application with customizable imagery in a range of environments.

Steelcase Education Exhibit

Learning happens everywhere and leading institutions are seeking ways to create active learning opportunities across campus. Steelcase Education’s exhibit showed how active learning can be scaled from in-between spaces to large active classrooms.

Along with providing furniture solutions, classroom applications and technology integration, Steelcase Education offers online tools, virtual coaching and webinars to help educators revitalize their approach and introduce active learning into their curriculums.

Visit Steelcase Education for more information on how to incorporate active learning into your classroom, school or curriculum. The Verb Active Media Table will be available late 2017. Register to be notified as soon as it is available.

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