CATS College Cambridge Flexible Spaces

CATS College Cambridge Flexible Spaces

Recognizing the critical interdependency of pedagogy, technology and the spatial environment for successful active learning, in 2013 CATS Cambridge began planning for a brand-new, state-of-the-art facility.

Active Learning Center Grant Questions Answered

Active Learning Center Grant Questions Answered

Old norms are giving way to a deeper, broader and more individualized perspective on what student success is and how to achieve it. Many educators are rethinking their teaching methods, curricula, support services and technologies, all with the aim of developing a more relevant and strategic approach. The Active Learning Center Grant from Steelcase Education aims to help educators create the most effective, rewarding and inspiring active learning environments to meet these evolving needs.

200 Whiteboards Transform Indian Classrooms

200 Whiteboards Transform Indian Classrooms

Jason Vanderground is brand manager for PolyVision, a Steelcase brand. His team worked with partners to outfit 200 classrooms in seven cities in India with new whiteboards or chalkboards.

Classroom Makeover Transforms Learning

Classroom Makeover Transforms Learning

Steelcase Education awarded Forest Hills Northern High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan one of its Active Learning Center Grants to help support its new STEM Academy. The new classroom gives teachers flexibility to move quickly from lecture space to discussion space. See how it transformed the classroom.

Active Learning Classroom Brings New Life to School

Active Learning Classroom Brings New Life to School

With more than 850 students, 30 percent of whom are below grade-level, Saluda Trail Middle School in South Carolina had a culture of project–based learning. The problem was the classrooms didn’t support the teaching methods. After Steelcase Education awarded the school an Active Learning Center Grant, the school saw higher student engagement levels and increasing test scores.

Forest Hills Northern HS: Active Learning

Forest Hills Northern HS: Active Learning

Forest Hills Northern High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan applied for and was awarded one of the 2015 Active Learning Center grants. See how the school has used their new classroom.

Saluda Trail MS: Active Learning

Saluda Trail MS: Active Learning

Saluda Trail Middle School in Rock Hill, South Carolina applied for and was awarded one of the 2015 Active Learning Center grants. See how the school has used their new classroom.

The University of Arizona: Active Learning

The University of Arizona: Active Learning

The University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona applied for and was awarded one of the 2015 Active Learning Center grants. See how the school has used their new classroom.