Tags: Student Engagement

Five Elementary Classroom Design Tips for Engagement and Success
28 Jul

Five Elementary Classroom Design Tips for Engagement and Success

Five Elementary Classroom Design Tips for Engagement and Success Author: Dr. Christina Counts Gone are the elementary classrooms of the past––where students were confined to their desks for all day lectures––make your early childhood classrooms a welcoming space where students are engaged and excited to learn! The classroom environment is an essential part of learning...
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New MiEN K-12 Esports White Paper Available: Creating an Esports Space That Supports Academic Success and SEL
20 Jun

New MiEN K-12 Esports White Paper Available: Creating an Esports Space That Supports Academic Success and SEL

New MiEN K-12 Esports White Paper Available: Creating an Esports Space That Supports Academic Success and SEL Author: Dr. Christina Counts Esports, or competitive online video gaming, is a rapidly growing industry projected to surpass $1.8 billion in 2022. The growing popularity of esports as a school extracurricular is supported by the North America Scholastic...
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6 Key Ideas for Designing an Esports Space
09 Jun

6 Key Ideas for Designing an Esports Space

6 Key Ideas for Designing an Esports Space Academic esports, or a competitive school video-gaming team, is the next big extracurricular opportunity for today’s students. Esports offers the same social and emotional learning benefits as traditional athletics and can also provide a pathway to teach topics like literacy, STEM, and career and technical education. Currently,...
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MiEN Company Releases White Paper on Creating a Scholastic Esports Program
08 Jun

MiEN Company Releases White Paper on Creating a Scholastic Esports Program

MiEN Company Releases White Paper on Creating a Scholastic Esports Program New paper covers curriculums, career pathways, funding, planning and effective space design for competitive gaming  GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – June 9, 2022 – An increasing number of schools are finding that scholastic esports – competitive online video gaming between schools – provide the same...
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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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4 Benefits of Flexible Seating: From Floor Learning to Standing Desks
22 Feb

4 Benefits of Flexible Seating: From Floor Learning to Standing Desks

4 Benefits of Flexible Seating: From Floor Learning to Standing Desks Author: Dr. Christina Counts Traditional classroom seating was created with traditional learning in mind, but with many schools transitioning to modern, flexible, and active learning practices, classroom design must also transition to support new ways of learning. And while traditional seating approaches still have...
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What It Means to Be a Sustainable Furniture Company: Designing With Sustainability in Mind
15 Feb

What It Means to Be a Sustainable Furniture Company: Designing With Sustainability in Mind

What It Means to Be a Sustainable Furniture Company: Designing With Sustainability in Mind Schools and workspaces of the future are designed with environmental sustainability in mind for everything from architectural design and creative reuse to the furniture pieces we use in the spaces we create. Design decision-makers in these spaces need to not only...
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