Thinking Beyond COVID-19, Part Four: Design & Experiential Innovation 07.16.20

…for instance, of electric light.) Of course, most innovations are less pervasive and more iterative, resulting in evolutionary versus revolutionary change. (Say, the latest smartphone variation.) Before COVID-19, workplace design…

Engaging the Public in Community Projects 05.04.18

…surveys designed to reach different segments of the community—leave-behind surveys in community locations (e.g. barbershop, library, etc.), online surveys, and in-person app-based real-time surveys during public meetings. We may use…

The Pandemic and the Pivot 11.02.21

…the best long-term use of the community’s resources. Ultimately, the district identified a need for future-ready, modern learning spaces that would better serve students, families and the community, steward the…

Innovation on a Budget 06.16.21

…buildings, shopping malls, struggling community centers, etc. can absolutely be reimagined to meet educational needs, and, usually, at a significantly lower cost. Repurposing these empty structures can resurrect existing buildings…

Filling a Critical Gap 08.11.17

…for you. Degrees and certifications can be earned in all manner of fields: business, computers, education, environment, public safety, transportation and more. They take much less time to obtain. And…

Digging into the Details: Involving the Community 05.23.22

…of the entire community, so the entire community’s input is extremely valuable to our designers and architects. In addition, people who have lived (and will, for generations to come!) in…

Community Colleges: One Path to a Better America 06.30.20

…our society that fuel racism and inequality. There’s so much in need of repair and, in some cases, to be dismantled and reimagined. Given the transformative power of education, a…

Peck Elementary: Exploring Connections to the Community Through Expeditionary Learning 04.15.22

…integrity, excellence, inclusion, diversity, strength of character and leadership. Like other progressive educational models, EL is rooted in a student-centered environment that promotes creativity, innovation, collaboration, critical thinking and problem-solving….

The Class of 2033: A Series Introduction 10.22.20

…recent years, K-12 education has been in the midst of monumental change. From student-directed learning and flipped classrooms to an emphasis on emotional intelligence, education has been reshaped in the…