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.

Why the UAE Has So Many Engaged Workers

According to the Steelcase Global Report, twenty percent of employees are highly engaged and highly satisfied with their workplace in the United Arab Emirates, making it one of the most engaged and satisfied nations.

Creating Authentic, Inspiring Spaces for Designers

There is a cultural movement in office design to create thoughtfully curated destinations that are more human-centered. This is the first in a series of interviews with architects and designers discussing the evolution of the workplace.

Workers Rejecting the sea of sameness

A cultural movement is redefining how and where work is done. Chris Congdon, director of global research communications for Steelcase, discusses how standardizing workplaces for efficiency with a uniform approach limits the worker’s potential for inspiration, creativity, and social connections.

A Revised Lesson Plan for Student Success


There’s growing concern among students, parents, educators, administrators, governments and employers: The return on investment in education needs bolstering, and

Designing for Engagement

Summary Employee engagement is a serious bottom-line issue. It fuels organizations during times of economic growth and, more critically, when

Watch: How to Build a Resilient Workplace

Introduction Christine Congdon, Editor of 360 Magazine & Director, Global Research Communications, discusses new data from the Steelcase Global Report and

How to Build a Resilient Workplace

The Steelcase Global Report: Engagement and the Global Workplace found more than one out of three of the world’s workers are disengaged. Christine Congdon, Editor of 360 Magazine & Director, Global Research Communications for Steelcase, discusses new data from the Steelcase Global Report and how leaders should create a Resilient Workplace to help employees become more engaged.

Avocado Toast and Focus

“Avocado Toast.” That’s what the bakery chalkboard advertised on my walk back to my hotel after a run in Central