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Get Involved In Classroom Design: A Grant to Upgrade Your Classroom

ProfHacker

Here’s an opportunity: if you teach grades 8–12 or at an institution of higher education, Steelcase – a company that sells products and services for corporate offices, classrooms, and healthcare settings – is offering some substantial grants for you to redesign your classroom into an “active learning center.” Hardware Teaching classroom design grants steelcase

Concentration – Contemplation – Collaboration

EduTechGeek

A week back, I had the opportunity to attend the Michigan Flipped Teaching ( #MiFlip15 ) conference at the Steelcase University Learning Center. Illustration from Steelcase publication Active Learning Spaces. Blended Learning professional learning steelcase I’ve been to the facility a couple of times for tours, but this time was a bit different.

New grant will provide active learning spaces to schools

eSchool News

Steelcase Education grant leverages classroom space to implement new teaching practices. Steelcase Education on Dec. Up to 15 grant recipients will have the opportunity to install one of four learning environments featuring Steelcase Education’s state-of-the-art furniture and technology. Steelcase Education will award up to 15 schools with a new classroom, valued at $62,000.

Susan Cain’s Quiet Revolution

ProfHacker

Steelcase, a manufacturer of office furniture, has recently begun offering a line of quiet work cubicles called Susan Cain Quiet Spaces. In personality typologies derived from the work of Carl Jung, introverts are described as people who gain energy from solitude and extroverts as people who gain energy from being around other people. I know that I need that time to recharge.