How Design Thinking Can Benefit Students

Learn more about what design thinking is, how it’s being applied in classrooms, and how to create the best space for design thinkers.

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Flavors Noodle Chair Turns Occupational Therapist into Active Seating Advocate

As an elementary school occupational therapist, Megan Kelly Petersen has a trained eye for spotting issues that hinder...

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Mobile Classroom Storage: Cut Down on Clutter with these Innovative Solutions

In a learning environment where space is at a premium, one of the biggest challenges facing teachers across all grade...

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How Project Based Learning Puts Students in the Driver’s Seat

With Project Based Learning, an innovative pedagogy gaining steam right now, the conventional definition and goal of the...

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Is it Really Just a Game? How Classroom Gamification Supports 21st Century Learning

Today, more Americans than ever before--58 percent--consider themselves to be gamers, primarily for fun. But, what if...

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Mobile Classroom Furniture: Enhancing 21st Century Learning; Fostering Collaboration

While traditional classroom furniture and teaching models are still popular, many school districts are making the shift...

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Infographic: The Science of Classroom Layout and Design

The Rossier School of Education at the University of California created an insightful infographic to illustrate the...

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How Makerspaces in Schools Lead to Student Success

Given their experimental and innovative nature, Makerspaces in schools present an opportunity for teachers “breathe...

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5 Activity Tables To Enhance Your Learning Environment

In any classroom, learning scenarios and circumstances constantly change, so versatility in furnishings is key. One of...

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Starting a Makerspace? Your Beginner’s Guide

The thought of starting your very own School Makerspace can be daunting. You’ve read about Makerspaces and seen their...

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Edutopia: Improving Schools Through Design Thinking

A growing number of schools around the world are utilizing design thinking in classrooms. The question is then, how does...

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The School Makerspace Revolution: What is it?

Library and classroom environments are being transformed into new spaces for students to create, expand their...

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Creating an Engaging Early Learning Environment for Young Learners

“I love my school!” is a comment that every educator longs to hear, especially those working with the most malleable...

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Building a Makerspace: Ryan Park Elementary’s Story

After attending a number of conferences and observing the creative learning opportunities offered by Makerspace...

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Active Sitting: Creating Comfort and Concentration for Fidgety Students

Many schools around the country are radically changing their approach to classroom design to include active seating,...

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STEM VS. STEAM: Why Some Schools Are Adding the Arts

While they differ in philosophy, both STEAM and STEM programs have the same basic goal—to improve an education system...

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