Why You Want a Noisy School Library: Q+A

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.

School District Rethinks Creativity + Collaboration

School District Rethinks Creativity + Collaboration

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.

Active 8th Graders

Active 8th Graders

A renovation of a district’s schools, Hall Middle, helped propel the administration and faculty to embrace active learning.

Three Takeaways from Learning Spaces Symposium

Three Takeaways from Learning Spaces Symposium

Research and stories from the field showcased the full scope of how space affects learning at the Transitions North America symposium.

Activating the Classroom

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

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

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

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.