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Innovations

eMath Studio
eMath Studio addresses the biggest problem in today's math education, the broken feedback loop. It has an automatic checker that can check students' calculations step-...
assessment for learning, Automatic Assessment, Feedback, Interactive Learning, Learning Environment, Mathematics education, Personalized Learning, Teacher Development
36 views
Gymi Furniture - Activating the Physical Learning Environment
Gymi Furniture is all about making changes in the physical environment. The idea is to sit less or sit in natural positions (yoga poses), have more movement during the...
Functional Furniture, functional learning, Fun Learning, Learning Environment, physical learning environment
79 views
FunMeiker-ArKIDecture Education to empower children to nurture the sense of aesthetics
FunMeiker's educational approach is inspired by Architecture education for children. We aim to develop learning methodologies and approaches that is contextualised for...
Architecture, INNOVATION, K-12 Education, Learning Environment, Project Based Learning
511 views
Student Centric Education Design
Our students' needs exceed the scope of traditional high schools. We designed our schools to explicitly shift the use of time, space, curriculum, credit, tutoring, ins...
At-Risk Youth, Career Readiness, Civic Participation, College Dual Enrollment, Community Led, Design Thinking, Elevating Educators, Employability skills, Innovative Learning Environments, Innovative Small and Micro School, Learning Environment, Lifelong Learning, Opportunity Youth, Parenting Students, Personalized Learning, Secondary School, Student Centric Education Design, Student Re-engagement, Sustainability, Teen Parents, Trauma-Informed School Development, Unique Use of Funding, Workforce Development
3 434 views
Talking Tree Hill One Day School
One day spent re-imagining education a week. We restructure the school week to incorporate one day of learning outside, focusing children on becoming Outdoor Awesomep...
Breadth of Skills, Health, Holistic Wellbeing, Learning Environment, Mental Wellbeing, Policy
3 047 views
YipTree: Intelligent Personalized Learning Environment
To provide personalized teaching for all pupils despite large class sizes also in future we created Personalized Learning Environment to make it possible in digitalize...
Digitalization, Learning Environment, Online platform, Personalized Education, Personalized Learning, Software
206 views
Project DEFY: Design Education for Yourself
A system of learning that believes anyone can teach themselves anything by using the internet and the community around them to find solutions.
Collaborative Learning, Community, Developing economy, Learning By Doing, Learning Environment, Passion based learning, Self Directed Learning
3 227 views
Fuji Kindergarten
To remove boundaries between the indoors and outdoors Fuji kindergarten has turned its school roof into a circular, endless playground and put nature at the forefront ...
Architecture, Autism, Design, Learning Environment, Outdoor, Play, Self Directed Learning
3 583 views
Empower Playgrounds
A unique off-the-grid power solution for schools: children play on a merry-go-round that charges lanterns, which the students can take home and use to study in small g...
Developing economy, Learning By Doing, Learning Environment, Play, Science
1 516 views
Building a school for tomorrow
When experts from different backgrounds come together and make a detailed plan, you will create a school that brings all key services for children and youth under the ...
Building, city planning, Learning Environment, operating model, public-private partnership, School building, School design, service center, zoning
617 views
Equal Opportunities
A competition to search for and promote educational innovation in Russia. As many teachers in Russia are not used to working on innovative solutions, Equal Opportuniti...
Equity, Innovation, Learning Environment, Partnership, Professional Development, Project Based Learning, Student Voice, Teacher Development
2 369 views
Vega
A school thoughtfully designed to facilitate project-based learning, with a school culture centred on flat leadership, collaboration and international sharing.
Assessment, Developing economy, Inquiry Based Learning, Leadership, Learning Environment, Motivation, Passion based learning, Project Based Learning, Whole School Model
2 160 views
Outdoor Discovery Centre
In a world where technology is ubiquitous and there is a growing disconnect between people and the environment, the Outdoor Discovery Centre gives every child the cogn...
Empathy, Exercise, Learning Environment, Nature, Play, Real World Learning
1 854 views
Green Educator Course
Green school is committed to teaching sustainability in a holistic and student centered way. The Educator Course creates a global network of educators inspired to work...
Learning Environment, Network, Sustainability, Teacher Development, Travel
16 765 views
Ideas Box
Ideas Box is a portable media toolkit that contains books, games, entertainment devices, and tablets designed to spark learning and imagination. The Box runs on a low-...
Developing economy, Dropout Prevention, Learning Environment, Refugees, Self Directed Learning, Technology
1 265 views
Education Cities
In a rapidly changing world that moves from the pyramid paradigm to the network paradigm, the primary mission of Education Cities is to develop the art of collaboratio...
Collaborative Learning, Community, Leadership, Learning Environment, Professional Development, Real World Learning
3 605 views
Snail-Based Learning
A model for structuring learning activities and projects that fosters sustainable learning by integrating different 'ways of knowing' in each activity or project.
Democratic Thinking, Learning By Doing, Learning Environment, Nature, Outdoor, Project Based Learning, Real World Learning, Student Voice, Sustainability
3 508 views
Ippo
The Ippo unit is built on sessions about different strengths. These sessions can be part of lessons in any subject. This unit helps students recognize their own streng...
Communication, Learning Environment, learning methods, Learning skills, Motivation, Self-evaluation, Skills, Strengths
396 views
Cleaning Tradition
Students who help clean and tidy classrooms at the end of the day learn about responsibility and gain an understanding of life skills.
Collaborative Learning, Learning Environment, Mixed-Age, Wellbeing
2 404 views
Sail For Good
School on a sailboat is a flexible model of individual learning and promotes phenomenon-based learning in varied environments. In the case study presented, a child fin...
Digitalization, Distance learning, Global Classroom, Homeschooling, Individual learning, Learning Environment, Multidisciplinary Learning, Phenomenon-based learning, Sail for Good
1 508 views
Playground Ideas
Building playgrounds to build brains. These unique, child designed playgrounds are built using local materials to provide abundant opportunities for daily play.
Community, Design, Developing economy, Exercise, Learning Environment, Open Educational Resource, Outdoor, Play, Self Directed Learning, Social Emotional Learning
3 576 views
Forest Schools
Forest School is a long term, child centred process that offers all learners opportunities for holistic development through regular, hands on learning experiences in a...
Character Education, Creativity, Empathy, Exercise, Learning Environment, Nature, Outdoor, Play, Self Directed Learning, Sustainability
7 902 views
Learning Space Design Lab (c) by Autens
A powerful workshop tool for collaboratively designing and redesigning learning environments based on how children learn, while transforming the shared pedagogical pra...
Co-creation, Design, Design Thinking, flexible learning, Flexible seating, Learning Environment, Learning Space design, Learning spaces, Project Based Learning, transformation, Workshop
4 627 views
A Cafeteria Designed For Me
Student centred cafeterias serving healthy, nutritious food in settings where students want to spend time.
Design, Design Thinking, Food Education, Health, Leadership, Learning Environment, Partnership, Student Voice
1 461 views
Flexible Seating
A student centred classroom design, inspired by Starbucks, seeking to give students ownership of their learning and revitalize classroom environments. Flexible seating...
Classroom Management, Design, Furniture, Learning Environment, Motivation, Student Voice
3 362 views
Hazelwood School
A school designed specifically for dual sensory impaired children from 2-18 years.
Architecture, Autism, Design, Learning Environment, Outdoor, SEN
2 187 views
Bringing Theater into the Classroom
This innovation describes three different ways for teachers to introduce methods from drama-based pedagogy and drama education into their lessons. This innovation was ...
Culture Education, Drama, Drama-based Methods, Drama education, Empathy, Experiential Learning, Learning Environment, Organizing Education, Role Play, Theater Education
604 views
Lead Change in Your School Culture
This innovation allows you to transform the structures of leadership at your school and shift from a traditional power structure into a collaborative school culture.
culture of influence, hierarchy, Leadership, Learning Environment, Teacher Development
665 views
Finnish PopUp School
The Finnish PopUp School is a temporary school established for international sporting events that makes it possible for children of athletes, spectators and tourists t...
education for international understanding, flexible learning, Globalisation, international education, Learning Environment, Multiculturalism, Organizing Education, Phenomenon-based learning, Providing education
312 views
The Gaming Room
The Gaming Room is a space created and built in schools where learning takes place through games. The space functions as a new kind of learning environment both during...
Educational games, Gamification, Learning Environment, serious games, space planning
421 views
Mutku Maker Space
The innovation transforms a school space into an environment that supports creative thinking and brainstorming. The space plays a part in design education, as well. Mu...
Creativity, Design education, Design Thinking, Learning Environment, Maker Culture, Problem Based Learning
864 views
Stress Free Area ®
The concept helps create sensory friendly environments by removing unconsciously disrupting factors from schoolrooms. The concept is implementable for teaching facilit...
ergonomics, interior design, Learning Environment, multisensory design, multisensory ergonomics, Sensory friendly, Sensory friendly design, stress factors
581 views
Fishbowl
4 teams of 6 students are given a problem to solve. Each team will approach the problem from a different perspective, either suggested by the teacher or one that arise...
Collaborative Learning, Discussion, K-12 Education, Leadership Skills, Learning Environment
132 views
Flipped Roles
Educational practice based on the exchange of roles between student and teacher, at the time of designing, solving and assessing tests, tasks and activities. Flipped ...
Assessment, Discussion, Gamification, Learning Environment, Peer Evaluation, Self-assessment
85 views

Media

28.3.2018
article
897 views
The Movement Edit: 9 Ways To Get Kids Active In School
Children today are worryingly unfit and experts say sedentary lifestyles have a lot to answer for. The good news is there are so many opportunities to incorporate movement into the school day. ...
4.5.2018
interview
1 510 views
Lene Jensby Lange: Children Shouldn't Have To Leave Their Dreams At The Doorstep Of School
Lene Jensby Lange is an Education innovation consultant and learning space designer. She is the founder of The Autens Consulting Hou...
28.4.2018
interview
3 987 views
James Steckart: Control in the Classroom is an Illusion
Jamie Steckart, Head of School at THINK Global School, explains how uncontrolled learning environments can benefit learning and why Project Based Learning is really taking off around the world.
14.6.2018
article
3 370 views
Can We Design Our Schools To Inspire Joy And Increase Learning?
Could the schools we’re constructing for our young people be limiting their joy? It certainly seems so. We explore the design principles behind joy and how to design better enviro...
1.8.2018
article
1 905 views
What Do Kids Think About School? The Answers Might Surprise You...
What do kids think about school? It's a simple question but one that is rarely asked. We thought it's about time someone changed that... so we did!
8.8.2018
article
1 152 views
Want To Improve Your Learning Environments? Here's Our Favorites From Around The World...
61% of students want better learning environments. We've gathered together some of our favourite environments from around the world (so...
27.6.2017
article
953 views
The New Learning Environments You Need to Know About
Alternative learning environments are popping up all over the globe, rebelling against the traditional classroom. Here are some of our favourites so far...
15.8.2017
article
534 views
Growing Young Minds: 3 Innovations That Put Nature At The Core Of Learning
Contemporary learning environments aren’t just focused on the latest iPad or how to utilize virtual reality for learning, they’re actually increasingly nature or...
10.10.2017
article
2 676 views
5 Innovations Taking On Mental Health
Mental health issues are on the rise, but so are the solutions that could help. This World Mental Health Day (October 10th) don't just accept mental health issues as an unfortunate part of life, find out about the global exa...
1.11.2017
article
1 105 views
Could Cafe Culture Hold The Secret To Better Classroom Design?
Coffee shops are filled with people hunched over laptops, typing away. Some sit at desks, others work off their laps sinking into comfy armchairs. We all like to work in different p...
13.12.2017
article
2 538 views
Something Wholly Unexpected Is Happening In Cambodia – The School That Turns Teenagers Into Change-Makers
In Cambodia something wholly unexpected and inspirational is happening. The Liger Learning Academy takes chi...
10.1.2018
interview
425 views
Kazuya Takahashi - Digitalization Forces Us To Redefine The Meaning Of School
Kazuya Takahashi was a Top 10 finalist for the Global Teacher Prize 2016. As a teacher in Japan he uses LEGO-based instruction to encourage creativity in ...
31.1.2018
article
897 views
The Tech Edit: 8 Ways To Introduce Worthwhile Tech Into The Classroom
Choosing which technology to incorporate into the classroom can be an overwhelming experience. Out of all the shiny products vying for your attention which should you ch...
17.1.2018
article
917 views
Positive Pick-Me-Ups: The Boat Schools Enabling Equity, Encouraging Gender Equality and Tackling Bullying
‘A world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination where everyone has the opportunity to realiz...
2.2.2018
article
476 views
Positive Pick-Me-Ups: Cleaning The Classroom Can Be A Fun And Important Part Of The School Day (Yes, Really!)
Picture this - the school bell rings and, rather than clambering to be the first out the door, studen...
16.1.2018
interview
1 003 views
Priya Lakhani: Government Should Listen To What Is Actually Happening In The Classroom
Priya Lakhani O.B.E. is the Founder and CEO of CENTURY Tech, an AI learning platform for teachers and students. Here she tells us about the ...
15.1.2018
article
5 567 views
The Next 100 Years Of Education - What Does The Future Hold?
Welcoming in a brand new year got us thinking about the years ahead - what could the next 100 years of education look like?
10.12.2018
article
927 views
Five Ways To Improve Your Learning Environments
From playgrounds to classrooms to whole school design – find out how you can create an environment that stimulates learning!
12.12.2018
article
1 264 views
Connecting Children To The Outside World Benefits Everyone, Here's Why
Our communities can be a rich resource for learning and can help to create a more equal education system, so why aren't we utilising them? We take a look at how communi...