Media Centers

6 Modern Ideas for Innovative K-12 Learning Spaces
25 Jan

6 Modern Ideas for Innovative K-12 Learning Spaces

6 Modern Ideas for Innovative K-12 Learning Spaces Author: Madison Johnson Classrooms aren’t the only place for innovative design––more and more schools are coming up with modern ideas for innovative K-12 learning spaces. From media centers and cafeterias to STEM labs and English literacy spaces, schools are approaching learning space design with flexibility, collaboration, and...
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Transforming an Aging High School Library into a Modern, Collaboration Lab
29 Apr

Transforming an Aging High School Library into a Modern, Collaboration Lab

Transforming an Aging High School Library into a Modern, Collaboration Lab As a public high school that offers a rigorous college prep curriculum, University High School (UHS) serves students in grades 9-12 who are committed to success in high school and beyond. Through a partnership with Wayne State University, all of UHS’ seniors attend class...
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4 Reasons to Create an Esports Space in the Media Center
31 Mar

4 Reasons to Create an Esports Space in the Media Center

4 Reasons to Create an Esports Space in the Media Center Academic esports continues to grow in K-12 schools as an extracurricular activity that attracts students of all backgrounds. The benefits of esports in schools are clear: evidence shows that academic esports benefits students’ overall academic performance and social emotional learning––plus, students who are successful...
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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 SpaceMiEN and Staff at Robert D. Johnson Elementary School transformed a learning space out of a nearly 100-year-old building. Open since 1923, Robert D. Johnson Elementary School of Fort Thomas, Ken., will soon hit its 100-year-old milestone, but not before transforming its aging buildings into...
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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 spaces 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...
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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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