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.
Experts in education tackle how flipped learning, 21st century skills and virtual and augmented reality will change the way students learn.
The University of West Alabama used the Steelcase Education Active Learning Center Grant to engage students and faculty to learn in new ways.
Professors at Appalachian State University empower students to use design thinking, solve serious problems and initiate change.
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.
How do you bring back the “buzz” in our schools? Dan Behm, superintendent of Forest Hills Public Schools in Grand Rapids, Michigan, wanted to banish boring and reinvigorate students, teachers and staff at all levels. Steelcase’s Applied Research + Consulting team worked with his district to rethink curiosity, collaboration and communication.