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The Past, Present and Future of School Design (EdSurge News)

The Past, Present and Future of School Design (EdSurge News) | Architecture | Scoop.it
“ To maximize the benefits of blended learning, we’ll need to rethink not just the system architecture of schooling, but also the physical architecture of schools themselves. We need more designers and architects thinking about how schools should change their physical design, clarifying the princip”
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Antonia Rudenstine's curator insight, July 9, 2015 8:45 AM

A vision of schools in 2050: schools that are flexible, part of nimble community-based networks, and created to provide teachers and students with opportunities to work more closely on just-in-time learning. 

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Schools without Classrooms

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“ Vittra has international schools that use design that encourages creativity and curiosity.”
Via Kathleen McClaskey, Antonia Rudenstine
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MONICA LOPEZ SIEBEN's curator insight, July 4, 2014 2:28 AM

Una escuela sin clases! Ejemplo del aprendizaje personalizado. Muy bueno.

Mark McLendon's curator insight, July 6, 2014 7:48 PM

Maria Montessori had these ideas before anyone.  Learning happens wherever you are not just in the classroom.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, October 6, 2014 5:10 AM

Schools without Classrooms

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The Rise of Innovative Districts

"Today, innovation is taking place where people can come together, not in isolated spaces. Innovation districts are this century's productive geography, they are both competitive places and 'cool spaces' and they will transform your city and metropolis."
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Seth Dixon's curator insight, June 20, 2014 2:19 PM

As described by the Brookings Institution in their exploration regarding innovation districts, they are geographic areas where leading-edge companies, research institutions, start-ups, and business incubators are located in dense proximity. These districts are created to facilitate new connections and ideas, speed up the commercialization of those ideas, and support urban economies by growing jobs in ways that leverage their distinct economic position.


Tags: density, sustainability, housing, urban, planning, unit 7 cities, labor.

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140 Massive Open Online Courses Getting Started in June: Enroll in a MOOC Today

140 Massive Open Online Courses Getting Started in June: Enroll in a MOOC Today | Architecture | Scoop.it
“ Have some downtime this summer? Would your time be well spent taking a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)? Then you'll want to look through the slew of summer MOOCs getting started this June.”
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Daniel Tan's curator insight, June 3, 2014 11:56 PM

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26 Tips to Help Students Become Better Learners

26 Tips to Help Students Become Better Learners | Architecture | Scoop.it
June 17, 2014 Here is a cool chart featuring some important tips to help your students be smart learners. You can use this chart in your class with your students as a motivator to boost their...
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Lesson From A Tuned-Out Classroom: Talking Isn't Teaching - WBUR

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“ Lesson From A Tuned-Out Classroom: Talking Isn't Teaching WBUR That's because, in spite of all the research and all the insights we have gained over the past twenty years into the complex mysteries of the brain and how it learns, the way most...”
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Daniel Tan's curator insight, June 20, 2014 9:56 AM

the one who learns the most in class is the one who talk the most, aka as the lecturer :)

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Designing Collaborative Spaces for Schools -- THE Journal

Designing Collaborative Spaces for Schools -- THE Journal | Architecture | Scoop.it
“ Thoughtfully designed learning environments can help students work together more effectively.”
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A. Stott's curator insight, April 29, 2013 1:31 PM

This is a great article to start off with.  A quick scan will give an idea of the things we can be thinking about in thinking about the redesign of the library space.  What do we NEED?  What would be nice?  What do we want our current space to be used for and to look like?

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'Open Office': How to Design a Workspace that Sparks Extreme Creativity

This digital design agency brings the concept of 'cool startup spaces' to a whole new level.
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CBRE GWS's curator insight, August 1, 2014 7:15 AM

Some interesting concepts here... could it translate to larger offices/organizations? Pros? Cons?