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Designing Spaces: Writable Surfaces

We have incorporated some writable surfaces in our new space. It will be interesting to see how young children use them to communicate their ideas. As Doorley & Witthoft suggest, “Install dry erase surfaces all over the place to create … Continue reading

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Designing Spaces: Flexible Soft Seating

“Instead of designing for users, think also of designing for designers” (Doorley & Witthoft, p.236). We want students to be active designers of spaces based on the learning task given them. And, for a while now, we have wanted to add some soft seating … Continue reading

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Designing Spaces for Learning: Evolving the Coffee Shop Motif

Empty Coffe Shop (Flickr) by roeyahram under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs Generic Licence In keeping with our idea of creative, collaborative, flexible spaces, inspired by the outdoors, we are piggybacking on the coffee shop situation as presented in Make Space: … Continue reading

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