Classrooms

Title Abstract Publication Date
Clicks and Bricks: How School Buildings Influence Future Practice and Technology Adoption. Describes six specialized school spaces that encourage digital learning and customized learning. These are secret, group, publishing, performing, participation and watching spaces. 12/31/2010
Closing Up an Open School. Describes an open school that parents, and some teachers, want to divide into classrooms. The infrastructure of the school must be repaired, but common areas work well as they are and certain aspects... 03/31/2005
Collective Intelligence. Facility's Response to the International Baccalaureate Curriculum. Provides plans for accommodating the ideals of the International Baccalaureate (IB) program within an existing school facility, including Primary Learning Modalities, General Meeting &... 09/30/2011
Computer Classroom and Laboratory Design: Bibliography Incorporating computer technology into the education process involves redesigning the physical space where instruction takes place. Articles in this guide provide examples and advice on modifying... 07/31/1998
Computer Labs: A Sensible Solution for the Foreseeable Future. Discusses how to create effective school computer labs covering such topics as programming, planning considerations, planning a flexible infrastructure, and controlling the environment. Top... 05/31/2000
Contrast Rendition in School Lighting. Presents results of measuring and analyzing eighteen significantly different classroom lighting systems in order to determine how contrasts from different light sources affect the ability to see... 12/31/1969
Creating & Managing Learning Centers: A Thematic Approach Providing a center-oriented classroom takes more than rearranging the furniture. This book offers guidance to teachers in all aspects of creating learning centers in the classroom. The first section... 12/31/1996
Creating a College-Going Mindset Discusses how educational interiors can help change the face of alternative education by reinventing the look and feel of the classroom. Emphasizes collaborative spaces, layered technology,... 04/30/2012
Creating an Inviting Classroom Environment. This booklet presents suggestions for teachers, administrators, and parents about how to make a school better by improving the physical environment. Information comes from a study that analyzed... 12/31/1997
Creating an Ultra-Flexible Learning Space Designers of the Minnesota School of Environmental Studies (SES) were years ahead of the curve when it came to creating collaborative classrooms that would one day accommodate learning technologies... 02/07/2012
Creating Environments for Learning: Birth to Age Eight. Provides a textbook for study of the creation of early childhood and primary learning environments, with chapters on creating healthy and safe environments, arranging the classroom, design... 12/31/2009
Creating Flexible Middle School Classrooms. Investigates one school district's efforts to develop, design and construct optimum middle school classroom learning environments. Of particular interest to this author were the mandates,... 03/31/2003
Death of the Classroom? And, Thank You—It's Been Great Fun Traditional classrooms have not exactly facilitated the flexible transition from one learning mode to another. The author asks: So where are the classrooms going, and are we building them to what we... 08/31/2004
Design Features for Project-Based Learning. This publication is a condensed version of a doctoral research study conducted to determine the features of the physical learning environment for collaborative, project-based learning, primarily at... 01/31/2002
Design for the Creative Age. Illustrates international examples of collaborative and individual learning opportunities in a variety of learning spaces where large and small groups, as well as individuals in personal spaces can... 06/30/2010
Design Guidelines for Montessori Schools. This report presents guidelines for use by architects, designers, and teachers in designing an environment that will complement and enhance the Montessori teaching method. Provides a history of the... 12/31/1999
Design Issues Related to the Creation and Delivery of Asynchronous Multimedia Presentations Technology has advanced to the point where it is now possible to create and distribute digital multimedia recordings of class lecture over the Internet to remote learners. More importantly, the price... 12/31/2002
Design Standards for Children's Environments. This 3-part book addresses the design or maintenance of spaces where children are the primary users covering both commercial and residential designs and products. Part I chapters provide... 12/31/1999
Designed for Learning. Discusses an array of classroom design and furnishing options that encourage diverse learning modes, movement, and accommodation of technology. 01/31/2011
Designing Classroom Spaces to Maximize Social Studies Learning. In this article, the authors discuss how teachers can use the physical environment to promote social studies learning. 10/31/2008
Designing For All Children. This paper examines four key elements in the designing-for-all-children concept for school environments. Designing-for-all-children designs acknowledge that children pass through differing, yet... 12/31/1998
Designing Learning Spaces for 21st Century Learners. Advocates learner-centered instructional spaces, considering the culture of the school; flexible, connected, and collaborative environments; rich technology; and consideration of physiology in... 06/13/2009
Designing New Learning Environments to Support 21st Century Learning Skills. Uses examples of innovative school buildings designed for collaborative learning to illustrate how the familiar box-based design of most current schools was designed for an outdated factory-model... 12/31/2009
Designing Schools for 21st Century Learning. [Video] Architect Randall Fielding discusses cutting-edge school design while taking the viewer on a tour of schools. Presented at the CEFPI 86th Annual World Conference & Expo. 10/17/2009
Designing Successful Technology-Rich Elementary Schools Computers and network connectivity in the classroom raise new challenges in workspace design. Unlike corporate or dedicated laboratory facilities, a technology-rich classroom plays multiple roles... 12/31/1998

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