Two Roads. One Educator. A Shared Journey.

Two Roads. One Educator. A Shared Journey.

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.

Steelcase to Acquire Education Leader Smith System

Steelcase to Acquire Education Leader Smith System

Smith System manufactures high quality furniture for pre-K-12 education spaces designed to inspire better learning and improve outcomes for students.

A Two-Part Equation for Active Learning

A Two-Part Equation for Active Learning

Three educators boil down active learning into a two-part equation guaranteed to support student success and enhance teachers’ experiences in an active learning classroom.

Active Learning Fosters Soft Skills in Students

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

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.