Two Roads. One Educator. A Shared Journey.

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.

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.

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.

String Theory Schools: Redefining Urban Education

Jason Corosanite, co-founder and chief innovation officer of String Theory Schools, shares how their pedagogies challenge conventional assumptions and help kids discover what they love at an early age.

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 Design Thinking to Solve Real World Problems

Professors at Appalachian State University empower students to use design thinking, solve serious problems and initiate change.

Creative Ways to Help Faculty Embrace Active Learning

Jefferson University is so committed to innovative teaching methods, they’ve given them a new name: Nexus Learning. Hear from Jeff Ashley, director of the Center for Teaching Innovation and Nexus Learning at Jefferson University, about his team’s methods for building a bigger and stronger active learning community on campus.

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.