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Designing Spaces for Today's Students

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Visualizing 21st-Century Classroom Design

Here are five elements of 21st-century classrooms, along with concrete suggestions that teachers can visualize and implement today. Great inspiration to lead innovative learning! #teachers #classroom

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Modern, fun, and inspirational stackable posters for your school or classroom! Check out this set of 2 stackable posters. Each are designed to be displayed vertically for a new twist on classroom decor. Just print, cut, and display!

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In the modern learning environment world, sometimes we use the f-word: flexible. There is quite a bit of debate over whether an environment should be flexible (and able to be re-purposed into any c…

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The 21st Century Classroom Environment

Using exercise balls helps create a 21st century classroom environment. Giving students the option to work in these "chairs" allows them to choose what works for them. Exercise balls have been proved to help students focus, keep them engaged and motivate them to work. Providing this type of furniture supports whole child learning because it sends the message that keeping students safe, engaged, and supported within the classroom are all integral parts of creating a positive classroom…

Steelcase Node (Images courtesy Steelcase) saw this on 60 min. put an engineer to thinking and there is no end to what they will come up with. This totally makes sense!

I make no apologies for making this an iPad focused post. So many of the schools that I work with have iPads both for students and for educators. The majority of the 30 Apps I’ve chosen are o…

I make no apologies for making this an iPad focused post. So many of the schools that I work with have iPads both for students and for educators. The majority of the 30 Apps I’ve chosen are o…

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If Shakespeare Could Tweet: Transforming Literature with iOS by Lawrence Reiff on iBooks

Apple Distinguished Educator Lawrence Reiff modernizes Shakespeare in the high-school classroom with “If Shakespeare Could Tweet.” His lesson helps students understand point of view using apps like iAnnotate and Notability to manipulate original text. Imagine students reducing Hamlet’s “To be, or not to be…” soliloquy to a 140-character tweet! They then move on to using iMovie to create a film, complete with voiceover soundtrack —or they can create a graphic novel using ComicLife.

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What Does a 'Modern Classroom' Look Like—and What Should Educators Leave Behind? | EdSurge News

Keep your students engaged with vibrant hues splashed on a black chalkboard background with our exclusive Chalk Talk classroom theme! #ClassroomDecorations #Teachers

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Did Disney's 'Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century' Accurately Predict the Future?

Interesting smaller "propeller" tables. Allow for better collaboration at a single table (rather than a large round table). It elimnates the awkwardness of being too far away to naturally communicate with peers across the table (like sitting at a large round dinner table at weddings). http://cnx.org/content/m44935/latest/

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Classroom Instagram {Bulletin Board}

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