The Future of Workplace Learning 11.22.17

…the heart of learning to learn. And learning to learn is central to workplace development. Let’s be clear: Learning is not about how well we can do math or read…

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

…to common learning environments cannot be understated. There’s also the need for environments that extend into the school’s physical site to facilitate impactful outdoor learning. And, especially for the expeditionary…

Five Spaces That Advance Student-Centered Learning 05.31.22

…desire to take their learning on the go. We built on this notion by creating a centrally located commons space—anchored by indoor/outdoor learning stairs—that connects to every major component of…

Outdoor Learning Should Engage All Five Senses 10.02.19

…basic learning skill, and one of the most pleasurable. Added to this is the more abstract idea of emotional feeling. Together, physical and emotional feeling bring dimension to outdoor learning

My Passion: The Value of Outdoor Learning 07.07.15

…inquisitive… which is what learning is all about. A secure freedom to be wholly themselves. Special Outdoor Spaces My dream outdoor learning spaces are those that allow play, learning and…

Kids: The Ideal Stewards of Outdoor Spaces 04.07.21

…a deeper dive into outdoor learning and the senses in this post.)   Working those young muscles Caring for an outdoor space requires both gross and fine motor skills, from…

Five Ways to Reimagine Boundaries 08.14.17

…that’s not the only way to think about the enclosures around outdoor play and learning spaces. As a designer of landscape and outdoor classrooms, I try to reimagine boundaries in…

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…

The Personal & Professional Benefits of Lifelong Learning 10.13.21

…overwhelming. The thing is, lifelong learning doesn’t need to be daunting, nor solely related to our jobs. Think of it this way: Lifelong learning is simply a form of self-initiated…