Learning Spaces and Environments - Effective Classroom Design

By Peter Mellow | A selection of articles from my Scoop.it curation collection of the same name.

We can't afford to ignore indoor air quality – our lives depend on it

We often talk about healthy living and quality of life but have you considered the quality of the air you breathe? Most of us spend up to 90% of our …

Pollution

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

Research<p>How Furniture and Flexible Seating Is Turning Classroom Design Into a Fad<p>By Robert Dillon     Jan 4, 2018<p>By …

Amazing

Are flexible learning environments working in NZ schools?

Significant investment is being made into so-called Innovative Learning Environments in New Zealand schools but there is little data to support their …

Today’s Classrooms Should Be About Flexible Teaching—Not Furniture

At the end of June a group of passionate, dedicated educators gathered for one of New Jersey’s last EdCamps of the 2017 school year. I bounced around …

Furniture

The Optimal Seating Plan? Letting Your Students Choose

<b>Chris Kelly:</b> If you’re going to work independently to catch up, you’ll actually turn the tables toward that wall. If you’re going to collaborate, …

Say 'no' to your child or they'll struggle in school, psychologist says

<b>Child psychologist Dr Amanda Gummer says children who are 'helicoptered' by their parents tend to play up at school to get attention</b><p>Working with a …

Parenting

Next Generation Classroom—Some Random Thoughts

When you think of a next generation classroom, what comes to mind? Is it a classroom visibly filled with the newest, flashiest technology?<p>Not for me. …

Learning

The 'Experience Lab': Rethinking Traditional Laboratory Spaces

Strategic Directions | Feature<p>A Q&A with Kyle Bowen<p>CT talks with Penn State University Director of Education Technology Kyle Bowen about "experience …

Innovation

Can good hospital design improve your health? - CNN Style

Written by Elizabeth Stamp, CNNAllyssia Alleyne, CNN<p>While the healthcare system in America is in a state of crisis, the hospitals, care centers and research facilities that make up the industry -- in the States and abroad -- have never looked better.<p>Gone are the days of sterile spaces, shared rooms …

Health Care