Active Learning

Benefits of Whiteboards in the Classroom
13 Oct

Benefits of Whiteboards in the Classroom

Benefits of Whiteboards in the Classroom Teachers face the challenge of keeping students engaged every day, but one solution to this problem is one of the simplest learning tools in the classroom: the traditional whiteboard.  Writable surfaces can be easily integrated into the learning space by adding mobile whiteboards, mini handheld whiteboards, whiteboard tabletop surfaces,...
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Transforming a Nearly Century-Old School Building into a Modern Learning Space
06 Oct

Transforming a Nearly Century-Old School Building into a Modern Learning Space

Transforming a Nearly Century-Old School Building into a Modern Learning SpaceWith MiEN’s help, the staff at Robert D. Johnson Elementary School replaces a nearly 100-year-old building with a modern, collaborative learning space that its students and teachers love. Open since 1923, Robert D. Johnson Elementary School of Fort Thomas, Ken., will soon hit its 100-year-old...
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Integrating Tray Storage Systems into Your Classroom Ecosystem
20 Sep

Integrating Tray Storage Systems into Your Classroom Ecosystem

Integrating Tray Storage Systems into Your Classroom Ecosystem Research has found that if a teacher creates a positive learning environment, they also develop an efficient classroom setting alongside an emotional setting that boosts student performance (Bailey, Beasley, & Swafford, 2014). Designing positive learning spaces takes a combination of several furniture and design elements that affect...
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Cumberland Trace Elementary School Creates Active Teaching & Learning Spaces
16 Sep

Cumberland Trace Elementary School Creates Active Teaching & Learning Spaces

Cumberland Trace Elementary School Creates Active Teaching & Learning SpacesWorking with MiEN, the school outfits its newly-constructed building with seating, tables and fixtures that support active teaching and learning for groups of all sizes. When Cumberland Trace Elementary School in Bowling Green, Ken., set out to construct a new school building this year, it wanted...
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3 Reasons Why University Libraries Still Matter
02 Sep

3 Reasons Why University Libraries Still Matter

3 Reasons Why University Libraries Still Matter Author: Dr. Christina Counts Universities have had to innovate to meet student expectations and school needs, and university libraries and learning spaces play a central role. Librarians have been at the forefront of a shift in the usage of university libraries, reimagining libraries to accommodate new technologies, expanded...
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4 Reasons Why School Libraries Still Matter
02 Sep

4 Reasons Why School Libraries Still Matter

4 Reasons Why School Libraries Still Matter Author: Dr. Christina Counts From K-12 to higher ed, a shift in school needs and technology has led school libraries to reimagine how they support students and educators in their learning communities. Schools are implementing new learning standards, and many have integrated technology-enabled instruction into their daily curriculum....
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