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6 Active Learning Spaces Your Library Should Have | Knowledge Quest

6 Active Learning Spaces Your Library Should Have | Knowledge Quest | Library Upgrade | Scoop.it
Active Learning Spaces In the book Get Active: Reimagining Learning Spaces for Student Success, the authors identify six types of active learning spaces that are essential for creating an engaging learning environment for students. While this research (and this book)... Read More ›
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Opening the Book

Opening the Book | Library Upgrade | Scoop.it
Opening the Book is the leading UK supplier of library furniture for public libraries, academic libraries and the school library. We also provide a library interior design services and consultancy alongside online training for librarians.
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Libraries are dead, long live libraries?

Libraries are dead, long live libraries? | Library Upgrade | Scoop.it
Try typing Libraries are into Google. If you’re expecting your results to be positive, something like Libraries are thriving you’re in for disappointment. My first Google search told me…
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LEARNING LEADING CHANGE: What's in a name? That which we call a library by any other name would smell as sweet.

LEARNING LEADING CHANGE: What's in a name? That which we call a library by any other name would smell as sweet. | Library Upgrade | Scoop.it
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Portfolio - Demco Interiors

Portfolio - Demco Interiors | Library Upgrade | Scoop.it
This showcase features a range of our collaboratively designed spaces.  Each was developed to meet the unique needs of the customers we serve.
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Educational Leadership:Leveraging Teacher Leadership:The New School Library

Educational Leadership:Leveraging Teacher Leadership:The New School Library | Library Upgrade | Scoop.it
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Library design services and consultancy

Library design services and consultancy | Library Upgrade | Scoop.it
Library design and installation - Opening the Book creates library interiors which are tempting for customers, drawing people into the space to linger and browse.
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Learning spaces

Learning spaces | Library Upgrade | Scoop.it
An infoKit with associated case studies and a photo library on new build and refurbishment in the sectors including sustainable approaches and business incubation spaces.
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Modern library learning environments | Services to Schools

Modern library learning environments | Services to Schools | Library Upgrade | Scoop.it
The concept of the Modern Learning Environment (MLE) encompasses an holistic approach that relates the pedagogy of learning to the physical and virtual spaces in which learning occurs.
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Divine Design: How to create the 21st-century school library of your dreams

Divine Design: How to create the 21st-century school library of your dreams | Library Upgrade | Scoop.it
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The Daring Librarian: Classrom Cribs! Brain Friendly Learning Spaces

The Daring Librarian: Classrom Cribs! Brain Friendly Learning Spaces | Library Upgrade | Scoop.it

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TWCLibrary's curator insight, August 5, 2014 6:21 PM

Guest blog by the classroom cribs team.  Great ideas and pedagogy on why designing effective learning spaces matter.

Lourense Das's curator insight, August 6, 2014 10:06 AM

How we design our classrooms and libraries does matter!

johanna krijnsen's curator insight, August 6, 2014 11:22 PM

classroom & library revisited!

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Sprucing Up My School Library for Less than $600

Sprucing Up My School Library for Less than $600 | Library Upgrade | Scoop.it
Taking inspiration from the thrifty library design hashtag #macgyverlibrarianship, a high school librarian freshened up her space on a tight budget. Check out what she did and how much she spent.
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Infographic: Design engaging learning spaces

Infographic: Design engaging learning spaces | Library Upgrade | Scoop.it
Well-designed learning spaces are crucial: Studies prove that creative classrooms have a significant impact on student learning. Discover how you can set up a space that enhances creativity and productivity.
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Rebranding a Library: how did it all go so right?

Rebranding a Library: how did it all go so right? | Library Upgrade | Scoop.it
Ned Potter on the 'very tricky business' of rebranding and how one Library got it right.
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Rebranding libraries

Rebranding libraries | Library Upgrade | Scoop.it
There are many aspects of modern libraries that are agreeable elements incorporating the more traditional aspects of libraries that to a greater or lesser extent are well accepted. What we need in libraries is a vision that not only encompasses these elements but extends and challenges the current paradigms that have defined libraries.
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School library futures

School library futures | Library Upgrade | Scoop.it
School libraries support the learning and literacy outcomes of the students. School library services are totally integrated into the teaching and learning programme, aligned with the school’s goals for learners and delivered onsite and online.
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How It Works - Colour Affects

How It Works - Colour Affects | Library Upgrade | Scoop.it
Colour Affects: your mood, your behaviour, potential clients' perceptions of your company, sales of your product, purchasing decisions, the atmosphere in your home, the atmosphere in your workplace and therefore stress levels and absenteeism.
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Choose your colour

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Redesign the Classroom to Enhance Learning

Redesign the Classroom to Enhance Learning | Library Upgrade | Scoop.it
This article takes a look at how startups like Google, and Airbnb have built workspaces that improve employee happiness and thus improve productivity.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 30, 2015 3:22 AM

An interesting read.

Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, August 30, 2015 11:50 AM

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4 Tips to Transform Your Learning Space

4 Tips to Transform Your Learning Space | Library Upgrade | Scoop.it
Attract students to libraries and other rooms of learning by creating agile, inviting spaces with makerspace elements and, most importantly, a community feeling.
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Creating School Libraries of the Future for The Students of Today

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Imagine the Possibilities - YouTube

A vision of the school library learning commons in the future by Dominique Sullivan and Jennifer Lunny. References for this presentation: https://docs.google...
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