Media Centers

5 Steps to Take When Building a 21st Century Media Center
27 Apr

5 Steps to Take When Building a 21st Century Media Center

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="5 Steps to Take When Building a 21st Century Media Center" use_theme_fonts="yes" font_weight=""][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]Author: Miranda Klemp[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="16px"][vc_column_text]When Voorhees School District decided to give all of its media centers makeovers, Osage Elementary School was one of four elementary schools that was more than ready for the…

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Elementary School Creates a Modern Media Center from a Blank Slate
23 Feb

Elementary School Creates a Modern Media Center from a Blank Slate

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Elementary School Creates a Modern Media Center from a Blank Slate" use_theme_fonts="yes" font_weight=""][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_empty_space height="16px"][vc_column_text]When Voorhees Township Public Schools in Voorhees, N.J., decided to give all of its media centers makeovers, Osage Elementary School was one of four elementary schools that was more than ready…

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

6 Modern Ideas for Innovative K-12 Learning Spaces

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="6 Modern Ideas for Innovative K-12 Learning Spaces" google_fonts="font_family:Ubuntu%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic|font_style:500%20bold%20regular%3A500%3Anormal" font_weight=""][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]Author: Madison Johnson[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="16px"][vc_column_text]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…

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5 Design Tips for an Elementary Media Center
12 Jul

5 Design Tips for an Elementary Media Center

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="5 Design Tips for an Elementary Media Center" google_fonts="font_family:Ubuntu%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic|font_style:500%20bold%20regular%3A500%3Anormal" font_weight=""][vc_empty_space height="16px"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]Author: Dr. Christina Counts[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="16px"][vc_column_text] Away with dark and boring brown school libraries! Make your library a place kids love to visit and learn skills to prepare them for the future at the same…

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4 Key Factors to Creating a Modern Library Space
02 May

4 Key Factors to Creating a Modern Library Space

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="4 Key Factors to Creating a Modern Library Space" use_theme_fonts="yes" font_weight=""][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_empty_space height="16px"][vc_column_text]As technology in the classroom has transformed over the past few years––particularly in response to the pandemic––more and more schools have attained a 1:1 personal device system. When every student has a device,…

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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

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row" el_class="about us" css=".vc_custom_1669756900471{background-color: #ffffff !important;}"][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Transforming an Aging High School Library into a Modern, Collaboration Lab" font_container="tag:h2|text_align:center|color:%23cf2505" use_theme_fonts="yes" font_weight=""][vc_column_text]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…

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Creating Collaborative Spaces for Students Post-Remote Learning
11 Apr

Creating Collaborative Spaces for Students Post-Remote Learning

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row" el_class="about us" css=".vc_custom_1591303075066{background-color: #da1032 !important;}"][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Creating Collaborative Spaces for Students Post-Remote Learning" font_container="tag:h2|text_align:center|color:%23ffffff" use_theme_fonts="yes" font_weight=""][vc_column_text]When Lamphere High School welcomed its 730 students back on campus for the 2021-22 school year, it wanted every student to have a Chromebook. This would not only eliminate…

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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

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="4 Reasons to Create an Esports Space in the Media Center" use_theme_fonts="yes" font_weight=""][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_empty_space height="16px"][vc_column_text]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…

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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

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Transforming a Nearly Century-Old School Building into a Modern Learning Space" font_container="tag:h2|text_align:center" google_fonts="font_family:Ubuntu%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic|font_style:500%20bold%20regular%3A500%3Anormal" font_weight=""][vc_empty_space height="40px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row" el_class="about us" css=".vc_custom_1591303075066{background-color: #da1032 !important;}"][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="MiEN and Staff at Robert D. Johnson Elementary School transformed a learning space out of a nearly 100-year-old building." font_container="tag:h3|text_align:center|color:%23ffffff" use_theme_fonts="yes" font_weight=""][vc_column_text]Open since…

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Cumberland Trace Elementary School Creates Active Teaching & Learning Spaces
16 Sep

Cumberland Trace Elementary School Creates Active Teaching & Learning Spaces

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Cumberland Trace Elementary School Creates Active Teaching & Learning Spaces" font_container="tag:h2|text_align:center" google_fonts="font_family:Ubuntu%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic|font_style:500%20bold%20regular%3A500%3Anormal" font_weight=""][vc_empty_space height="40px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row" el_class="about us" css=".vc_custom_1591303075066{background-color: #da1032 !important;}"][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Working with MiEN, the school outfits its newly-constructed building with seating, tables and fixtures that support active teaching and learning spaces for groups of…

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