Harnessing the Power of Active Learning Environments

The Innovative Learning Environments and Teacher Change (ILETC) research project is helping educators optimize active learning environments.

Activating the Classroom

It’s just one of nearly 300 classrooms on the five campuses of HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, but it’s had an outsized impact at the institution.

Listen: Strategies + Techniques to Engage Students

Two educators passionate about active learning share their strategies and techniques for engaging students. Dr. Julie Marshall, teacher from South Carolina’s Saluda Trail Middle School, and Randy Hall, an educational technology facilitator at the Lower Hudson Regional Information Center in New York, discuss how to reimagine and reinvent classrooms to break down barriers, develop trust and prepare students for the future.

Educators Share How to Integrate Pedagogy + Space

Two educators passionate about active learning share their strategies and techniques for engaging students. Dr. Julie Marshall, teacher from South Carolina’s Saluda Trail Middle School, and Randy Hall, an educational technology facilitator at the Lower Hudson Regional Information Center in New York, discuss how to reimagine and reinvent classrooms to break down barriers, develop trust and prepare students for the future.

Teacher Motivates with Active Learning

The Steelcase Active Learning Classroom is going to start an entire movement of new makers and creators in our community,” says Boyce Middle School STEAM teacher Matt Henderson. The Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area school received one of the 2016 Active Learning Center Grants from Steelcase Education. Watch to see how the classroom is helping to motivate students.

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.

Active Learning at Scale

Large active learning classrooms and a custom table solution from Steelcase help transform the educational experience at Texas A&M University.

Healthcare Students Engage in New Classrooms

Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences renovated their facility so that learning could happen anywhere, and as a result, students are collaborating and engaging in ways they haven’t seen before. Two PCHS faculty members share how they’ve observed students engaging in the new space.

Active Learning Centers Impact Education

After reimagining the classroom, 12 educational institutions find that their Active Learning Centers result in enhanced collaboration and supported instructor-led changes in pedagogy among other positive outcomes.

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.