Stanford d.school Aids Design Thinking

Stanford d.school Aids Design Thinking

The d.school’s philosophy holds that space, furniture, tools, and technology are integral to pedagogy. Students are encouraged to display their ideas and work in progress. See how they use their space to promote behaviors critical to design thinking, such as empathy and experimentation.

GVSU: Reimagining the Library Experience

GVSU: Reimagining the Library Experience

Like every space on campus, the library now is being rethought and reorganized. See how Grand Valley State University and Steelcase applied the principles of active learning to completely re-imagine the library experience.

The Newmark School Adds Flexible Space

The Newmark School Adds Flexible Space

The Newmark School is focused on providing a positive learning environment for its special needs students. Administrators, teachers and parents are focused on environments that are flexible, comfortable, high-tech, and optimistic for their students. See how they are using space as a strategic tool to help students reach their full potential.

University of Florida Focuses on Active Learning

University of Florida Focuses on Active Learning

The LearnLab was the first of the two spaces to be created and it helped pave the way for the AHA! space, but it faced an initial challenge: UF’s need — as at all institutions of higher education — to hold down the amount of real estate allocated per student.

Universidad Mariano Galvez: Active Learning

Universidad Mariano Galvez: Active Learning

Educators and administrators at UMG understood they needed to make changes to their classrooms and develop a new classroom paradigm where technology and the physical space are integrated to support pedagogy and create a more active and engaging experience for instructors and students.

How Classroom Design Affects Engagement

How Classroom Design Affects Engagement

New data from ongoing Steelcase Education studies shows that classrooms designed for active learning—i.e., where physical space supports a focus on engaging experiences for students and faculty— have a significant effect on student engagement.

Richland College Adds Steelcase LearnLab

Richland College Adds Steelcase LearnLab

Richland visited Steelcase to explore possibilities in innovative classroom design. After visiting and seeing LearnLab firsthand, Richland leaders became convinced that this research-based concept for integrating furniture and technology into the classroom space could be an important tool in furthering progressive learning strategies.

Insights Into Technology-Empowered Learning

Insights Into Technology-Empowered Learning

With fresh ways of thinking about learning environments, schools can capture the promise of evolving educational models without diminishing the importance of teachers and bricks-and-mortar campuses.