Learning Spaces Network

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Mission: The Learning Spaces Network promotes the gathering and sharing of information, research and ideas related to learning space design principles. The network offers: resources and research on best practices in learning space design, a community of practice related to design thinking and innovative learning spaces, and outreach and advocacy to raise awareness about the importance of space for learning.


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  • Learning Spaces PLN webinar featuring Dr. Robert Dillon, author of The Space: A Guide for Educators

    This webinar is designed to support school and district leaders in growing their vision, communicating with students and parents, and growing teacher satisfaction by optimizing facilities through learning space design. Changing instruction and supporting the use of digital tools is a difficult journey for schools and districts, but it is nearly impossible with the physical space doesn't support the change. This session will provide research-backed, practical ideas to support improving areas will outside the building, the entryway, the office, the hallway, and many others. Successful leaders are seeing the power of shaping the physical environment to bolster teachers and impact learning.

    Presenter Info:
    Dr. Robert Dillon has served as a thought leader in education over the last twenty years as a teacher, principal, and director of innovation. Dr. Dillon has a passion to change the educational landscape by building excellent engaging schools for all students. Dr. Dillon serves on the Leadership Team for Connected Learning, a Saint Louis based organization designed to reshape professional development to meet today's needs. Dr. Dillon has had the opportunity to speak throughout the country at local, state, and national conferences as well as share his thoughts and ideas in a variety of publications. He is the author of four books on best practices in learning, Leading Connected Classrooms Engage, Empower, Energize: Leading Tomorrow's Schools Today, Redesigning Learning Space, and his most recent book on learning space design called The Space: A Guide for Educators.

    Webinar Connection: To join the meeting, go to https://iste.adobeconnect.com/learningspace/ and select the Guest option. Enter your name and state you are from and click/touch Enter Room. You will enter a holding area where you will wait until the meeting starts. Read More
  • Beyond Collaborative Furniture: Making Learning Space Design Matter. Nov. 7, 2017 Webinar

    Join the ISTE Learning Spaces PLN at 7 pm EST (4 pm PST) on Nov. 7, 2017, for our next live webinar-Beyond Collaborative Furniture: Making Learning Space Design Matter. A team of former educators lead by Eric Patnoudes @NoApp4Pedagogy will discuss the "why" of learning space design.
    We’re in the midst of preparing students for a fundamental shift in the nature of work that includes increased reliance on technology, automation, digital platforms and artificial intelligence. However, the look and feel in many of our schools has not changed in over 100 years. Join education strategy team members as they discuss research behind learning space design, avoiding common pitfalls when purchasing furniture and current design trends across the United States.

    Webinar Connection: To join the meeting, go to https://iste.adobeconnect.com/learningspace/ and select the Guest option. Enter your name and state you are from and click/touch Enter Room. You will enter a holding area where you will wait until the meeting starts.

    Sign up on this form if you want to receive a reminder for this event. Read More

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