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Research-Influenced Learning Spaces

A Principal's Reflections

Below is an adapted section of Chapter 4 from our book that looks as research that can influence learning space design in classrooms and schools. Image credit: [link] One area where we found a growing body of research was learning space design. It is also a great way to move those who are resistant to change to embrace new ideas.

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Power Up Your Spaces

A Principal's Reflections

Cost and ease of access will only lead to more schools and districts going down this path. The USDOE’s Office of Educational Technology places emphasis on students and educators having access to a robust and comprehensive infrastructure when and where they need it for learning. Powerful learning devices.


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What it's like to teach in an active learning classroom

Robert Talbert, Ph.D.

Over the last several years, I have done a lot of work with active learning classrooms (ALCs). These are classroom spaces that are intentionally designed to optimize active learning and amplify its positive effects. and easy access to digital and analog learning tools including whiteboards, projectors, and power supplies.

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In the marketplace: Funding for active learning, a helping hand for innovative programs, and an interactive book program

eSchool News

Tech-savvy educators know they must stay on top of the myriad changes and trends in education to learn how teaching and learning can best benefit from technology’s near-constant change. The new classrooms will be awarded to innovative schools who show a commitment to fostering student engagement, creativity and success.

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To Get More Students to Office Hours, Colleges Rethink the Faculty Office


Selingo, a former editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education, who wrote a white paper on innovative faculty office designs for the furniture company Steelcase. In the humanities, he says, professors really do need access to their books to do their research. The concept is called “hoteling,” explains Jeffrey J.

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