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.

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.

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

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

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

Harnessing the Power of Active Learning Environments

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