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Building a school with a future

August 14, 2014 | 8:48 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2014/08/14/education/learning-curve/building-school-future/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

How great design built a better elementary school in Toronto

<i>It’s difficult to imagine a public building that balances social good, architectural quality and budgetary restraint better than Toronto’s Fraser Mustard academy, writes</i> <i>Alex Bozikovic</i><p>(Photos by Tom Arban)<p>When you are three feet tall, stairs aren’t just a means of passage; they are also hazards and …

Steps for Applying Design Thinking to Build and Evolve Schools

Wise said she and her team at the d.school’s K12 Lab, which focuses on helping teachers apply design thinking in their classrooms, were already …

Well designed school classrooms 'boost academic success'

<b>Well designed classrooms boost the academic performance of primary school children, a study suggests.</b><p>Researchers from Salford University said the layout, construction and decoration of classes had a significant impact on reading, writing and maths.<p>Natural light, temperature, air quality and …

Inside the schools that dare to break with traditional teaching

From Quest to Learn in New York to the Liger Learning Center in Cambodia, <b>Matthew Jenkin</b> explores schools that use innovative teaching methods and curriculums<p>On 21 October 2015, we will finally arrive at the point in time that Marty McFly travels to in the 1989 sci-fi sequel, Back to the Future II. …

Teaching

The forest school revolution: leaves, logs and life skills

Teacher Network,Education,Green schools,US education,Australian education,Teaching,Schools,Primary schools,Secondary schools,Outdoor learning,Trees and forests,Environment<p>Outdoor learning is challenging traditional education root and branch, by teaching children self-esteem, team work and how to …

How to design a primary school where learning has no limits

The new University of Cambridge Primary School combines cutting-edge design with educational theory. <b>Lucy Ward</b> pays a visit to the school to find out more about this ambitious project<p>It’s an icy early spring day in Cambridge and a bitter wind is whipping across the Fens. It passes through the …