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.
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.
Employers are seeking students with strong soft skills, LaSalle College is using active learning pedagogy, tools and classrooms to teach these traits.
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.
Experts in education tackle how flipped learning, 21st century skills and virtual and augmented reality will change the way students learn.
The University of West Alabama used the Steelcase Education Active Learning Center Grant to engage students and faculty to learn in new ways.
Professors at Appalachian State University empower students to use design thinking, solve serious problems and initiate change.
The addition of an Active Learning Center helped the University of Saint Mary in Kansas take an active learning philosophy campuswide.
Every CEO in every industry is talking about disruption: the sense that new digital technologies, the forces of globalization, the growth of new business models and the emergence of artificial intelligence are creating new winners and losers in every industry, and redefining entire industries.
An active learning champion from the University of Saint Mary in Kansas shared her school’s active learning journey at Educause.
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.