6 new grants to consider in the new year

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School leaders consistently identify high costs and shrinking budgets as a top barrier to implementing new technology tools and programs.

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.

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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.

Can a simple classroom redesign inspire student achievement?

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The chairs detach from the desks and the tables tilt up and down to accommodate the use of new tools, like interactive white boards and handheld technology. Rolling chairs are an essential part of Steelcase Active Learning centers.

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.

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

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One of the most dramatic examples of rethinking the faculty office can be found at Cornell Tech, a new university under construction on Roosevelt Island in Manhattan, a joint venture between Cornell University and Technion–Israel Institute of Technology. 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. Education Technology Teaching & Learning

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.