• Nov
    27

    Different Ways of Seeing Media

    In an afternoon lecture, we listened to Christine Pilger, Danielle Buchanan Joyner, and Houda Boudjemaa with Grimm + Parker and the Discovery STEM Academy in Newport News, Virignia.  This group comprised the architects and administrators for and at the academy. The academy is designed to facilitate Student Centered Learning through holistic student learning and achievement based on a combination of the following: Leadership Nutrition Discovery Fitness The...

    Tags: 21st century learning, Architecture, Education
  • Nov
    14

    Next Generation Design from the Charlotte Lab School in North Carolina Media

    Dr. Mary Moss Brown, with the Charlotte Lab School in Charlotte, North Carolina gave a presentation about the role of the learning space on next generation design. The Charlotte Lab School’s mission is to redesign the school experience.  That experience is realized through the community as a Partner Learner, collaborative efforts, and being cutting edge.  The school focuses on an engaged student-centered body, ‘real-world’ curriculum, a...

    Tags: 21st century learning, Architecture, Education
  • Nov
    01

    Blurring the Lines of the Learning Day Through Disruption, Definition, and Design Media

    Kerri Rainey, Vice President of Educational Practice with Huckabee in Austin, Texas titled her presentation:  “Disrupt. Define.Design”. Her firm specializes in K-12 education projects and she leads their clients on in-depth visioning and planning sessions. She also plays an important leadership role at LEx Labs, Huckabee’s research partnership with Region 12 at Baylor University, where the firm is conducting research of how the learning environment impacts...

    Tags: 21st century learning, Architecture, Education