String Theory Schools: Redefining Urban Education

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.

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.