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

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Hardware Teaching classroom design grants steelcase Have you ever been frustrated by the largely immobile set-up of a typical classroom? Have you ever wished for the opportunity to redesign the space in which you teach?

Concentration – Contemplation – Collaboration

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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

6 new grants to consider in the new year

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Steelcase Education is seeking innovative middle and high school educators and educational institutions looking to implement and expand active learning initiatives to apply for its fifth annual Active Learning Center Grant.

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.

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. Research has shown that active learning environments positively impact student engagement,” said Sean Corcorran, General Manager of Steelcase Education.

7 discoveries from an active learning classroom

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Four years ago, I became an inaugural recipient of a Steelcase Education Active Learning Center Grant. There is a fair amount of research into the impact of classroom design on student learning.

Can a simple classroom redesign inspire student achievement?

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Rolling chairs are an essential part of Steelcase Active Learning centers. Ours was one of only a few dozen schools awarded similar classroom overhauls through the Steelcase Education Active Learning Center Grant Program. Imagine a 5 th grade classroom in the middle of a lesson.

Research-Influenced Learning Spaces

A Principal's Reflections

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

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Steelcase Education launched the third annual Active Learning Center Grant cycle, a program that provides modern and flexible classroom redesigns to schools across the United States, Canada and Mexico.

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

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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. Professors often complain that students never come to their office hours. Robert Talbert, a professor at Grand Valley State University, has a theory about why students stay away.

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

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Designers are connecting with places like the University of Melbourne , Steelcase, and Meteor Education who are doing the action research on current best practices. Education eats good ideas. It boils down its best levers for change into cliches and shells of ideas. The complex is turned into checklists and clickbait. Modern classroom design is sitting on this precipice.

Susan Cain’s Quiet Revolution

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Steelcase, a manufacturer of office furniture, has recently begun offering a line of quiet work cubicles called Susan Cain Quiet Spaces.