Media Centers

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 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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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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Building from the Ground Up at Belmont Elementary School
20 Jan

Building from the Ground Up at Belmont Elementary School

Building from the Ground Up at Belmont Elementary SchoolWith MiEN as its space design partner, Hillsborough County Public Schools creates a modern media center for its brand-new elementary school. On track to outpace the nation’s population growth between now and 2024, Florida’s Hillsborough County is growing by 8.7% annually (compared to 3.9% for the U.S....
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