This year’s EDspaces Conference proved to be another exciting and insightful gathering of facility planning, maintenance and construction leaders in the education market. Taking center stage was the “ENGAGE” exhibition, made possible through the collaboration between Susan Gladden Interiors, a highly-experienced commercial interior design firm, and School Specialty. This ENGAGE showcase demonstrated what a… Read More
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The week of Thanksgiving has been designated National Game & Puzzle Week (November 19-25). During this incredibly busy time of preparing food and visiting with relatives, it is important to also spend quality time with the kids. Not only is playing games and putting puzzles together a fun way to spend time together, but can also… Read More
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Wrapping paper is a part of a gift that is often overlooked as simply a means to conceal the gift or item wrapped in it. However, a little creativity and holiday spirit can make the wrappings a part of the gift, and even offer a chance for fun and memory making in the process…. Read More
When fun and learning come together, the result can be better retention, more engagement, and a generally positive attitude towards the process of understanding a new concept. The pursuit of improved student engagement and creating immersive experiences were the catalysts for the gamification movement. Students using gamification to its fullest are actively involved in… Read More
The end of the first semester gives most teachers and students a sense of relief, as there’s a short break before the second semester begins. Getting the classroom ready to take on the rest of the academic year is an important part of returning to school, and we’ve gathered some useful inspiration for ways… Read More
Not only is a makerspace an investment financially, but using it the way it is intended requires an investment of time. This leaves many educators puzzling over where the time to utilize the makerspace fits into their daily schedule. When do students get to use the makerspace? How is makerspace scheduling organized? We hope… Read More