Learning Spaces Review for #UWCLearn

By Tricia Friedman | A collection of resources to provoke thought and prompt conversation around the changing nature of learning spaces.

The Big List of Class Discussion Strategies

<b>Listen to this post as a podcast:</b><p><b>When I worked with student teachers</b> on developing effective lesson plans, one thing I always asked them to revise …


5-Minute Film Festival: Classroom Makeovers to Engage Learners

Hey H.Wilson,<br>Could you explain a bit more of the type of lesson structure you see happening? Mainly lecture? Project Based? Constructavist? How do …


Rearranging the way we learn – Made Possible by Melbourne


High School Flexible Seating Done Right

“Can I ask how many students you have in an average class?” That question was on teacher Stephanie Sleeper’s mind as she contemplated a photo of …


The Key to Effective Learning Environments

<i>The idea that merely redesigning a school building will on its own lead to improved student outcomes and in particular drive education transformation</i> …

Updates to Learning Spaces Make Schools Future-Ready

By Jacquelyn BengfortMore flexible learning environments are important for improving student outcomes.


Rebooting Industrial Era Seating

While driving the back roads of Pennsylvania one summer, I (Tom) came across a carefully laid-out cemetery. It grabbed my attention, so I pulled over …


Flexible Learning Spaces

Kennedy School of Government

Woorana Park The Third Teacher


Innovate the Classroom Experience: The Future of Learning


Flexible Classrooms: Providing the Learning Environment That Kids Need


David Thornburg on the Evolving Classroom (Big Thinkers Series)


Visions: Next Gen Learning Spaces

University of Melbourne

Getting Started With Self-Organized Learning Environments

Sugata Mitra, promoter of the self-organized learning environment (SOLE) concept, challenges teachers to become the ultimate facilitators of learning …


Modern Learning Spaces for Everyone: Extrovert Introvert

<b>Can modern learning spaces be differentiated for all learners; extrovert and introvert?</b><p>One might easily argue that the modern classroom is very much …


Classroom Design Matters

As a classroom teacher, one of the most exciting aspects of starting a new school year was organising the classroom learning spaces. Where would the …


Matt Esterman collected this story

The Pull The Room Together Episode: Podcast UWCLearn


How Workspace Design Fosters Innovation

Office Furniture

The 7 Best Spotify Playlists to Study to

Sometimes having some music playing can really help get into the study zone, whether you're working on a big paper or cramming for an exam. Here are …

Your Classroom Does Not Have to Be Pinterest Worthy to Be Effective

image from icanread<p>The night before I met my first group of students, I was at school in a panic. Not because I was about to actually be a teacher. …


20 Classroom Setups That Promote Thinking


Why the 21st Century Classroom May Remind You of Starbucks

column | Technology in School<p>Why the 21st Century Classroom May Remind You of Starbucks<p>By Kayla Delzer (Columnist)     Oct 1, 2015<p>Wikimedia<p>It’s been …

Hobby Lobby

Rearranging the way we learn

By Jo Chandler and Catriona May, University of Melbourne<p>Moveable walls, beanbag drop zones and free-range layouts. Today’s classrooms would be barely …

University of Melbourne

Classroom Flexibility at WAB

Better Classroom Learning Through Sound And Smell

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>Scientists and others are looking into ways to influence the senses of sound and smell in order to achieve better …