Can a simple classroom redesign inspire student achievement?

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Imagine a 5 th grade classroom in the middle of a lesson. This has been the traditional classroom for decades. Any generation could walk into a room and immediately identify it as a classroom. Rolling chairs are an essential part of Steelcase Active Learning centers.

How Furniture and Flexible Seating Is Turning Classroom Design Into a Fad

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Modern classroom design is sitting on this precipice. What then happens is instead of designing classrooms that positively impact students, we are decorating classrooms, celebrating the new, and then moving on to the next shiny thing. Pinterest-pretty classrooms bring instant gratification, but little else. How can we reclaim this important necessary work and make school and classroom design impactful in all schools? Education eats good ideas.

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New grant will provide active learning spaces to schools

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Steelcase Education grant leverages classroom space to implement new teaching practices. Steelcase Education on Dec. The ALC grant program leverages classroom space to implement new teaching practices, centering on student focus and collaboration.

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

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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. have joined, making it the most used communication app in K-8 classrooms.

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A Principal's Reflections

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. Check out Steelcase for an array of ideas and solutions specific to education.

What I Learned On My ‘Secret Sabbatical’ As a Scholar-in-Residence at a Private Company

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Last fall I started my first day on the job as an embedded faculty member with a corporation—as a scholar-in-residence at Steelcase Education. Actually intern is probably the best lens through which to look at what I’ve been doing at Steelcase for the last eight months. One such practice I saw at Steelcase was remote work. When I first started at Steelcase, I wasn’t sure how the whole “showing up to work” thing was supposed to work.