Beware of the Word ‘Flexible’: Architect Danish Kurani on Designing 21st Century Schools (EdSurge News)

“Flexible.” It’s a word that often pops up in conversations about redesigning learning environments, relating to choices in furniture or movable walls. But according to Danish Kurani, redesigning 21st century classrooms goes much deeper than merely achieving flexibility—it involves going all the way back to considering Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs.Danish...

We’re designing schools of the future with tools of the past—and it’s hurting our education

Sourced through Scoop.it from: qz.com"We invest literally billions of dollars and years of effort into improvements in education around the world, but we fall short at the final step. We’re making leapfrog-like advancements in nearly every aspect of education, yet when it comes to thinking about and investing in the...

20 Years In the Making, A New Building Brings Innovation to Students

As we evolve and become more efficient, so do the spaces around us. Colleges and universities take advantage of the advancements in modern architecture and technology to provide students with improved learning environments.Sourced through Scoop.it from: blog.suny.eduAnother exciting new learning space from SUNY!  "One of the newest buildings paving the way...

Ngee Ann Poly Partners with Seven Industry Leaders to Build Smart Learning Spaces | ThoughtWorks

A global software company focused on software design and delivery. We provide professional services and products and leading thought on Agile and Continuous Delivery.Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.thoughtworks.com"New initiative integrates smart learning technologies and facilities to prepare students for the world of disruptive innovationsFrom April 2017, about 1,000 School of...
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