When I was in school in the 1960's and 70's, most of my K-12 teachers had their desk in the front corner of the room. These desks were made out of solid wood and had anchored many a school year. When the teacher was not teaching at the front chalkboard, or at the...
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Orchestrating Teaching & Learning with D&D's Quartet of Presentation Technology This post is part one of a four part blog series that integrates four essential presentation technology products within a learning space. These four products are:1. Promethean...
Flexible Learning Spaces The terms, flexible seating, flexible furniture, and flexible classroom are really the end product of the pedagogical change from teacher-centered learning to student-centered learning. A learner-centered environment embodies practices that...
While sitting, the majority of K-12 students spend most of their school day in "stupid chairs." Let me clarify. I'm not saying all chairs are "stupid," just the typical traditional district standard four-legged chair found in most K-12 classrooms in the United States....
“Movement and exercise are essential fundamental requirements. Children especially need plenty of exercise for the harmonious development of body and mind. Constant rhythmic alternation between the static and the dynamic, between pressure and relief of pressure,...
For music, everything you need to know about Rock ‘n’ Roll is right there in the title. It’s a complete sensory experience. So complete that as a genre it has now transcended multiple generations since the 1950’s. In the world of school furniture, there is a category...
"The fact is that given the challenges we face, education doesn't need to be reformed -- it needs to be transformed. The key to this transformation is not to standardize education, but to personalize it, to build achievement on discovering the individual talents of...
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“The fact is that given the challenges we face, education doesn’t need to be reformed — it needs to be transformed. The key to this transformation is not to standardize education, but to personalize it, to build achievement on discovering the individual talents of each child, to put students in an environment where they want to learn and where they can naturally discover their true passions.”
Sir Ken Robinson