Earn your CEU's, including Health, Safety, and Welfare credits, from the comfort of your own office. The Association for Learning Environments (A4LE), a partner of Learning By Design magazine has both live and on-demand programs that offer some of the best case studies, relevant research and information, and innovative approaches and techniques. Here is a sampling of some of A4LE's upcoming programming:  LEARN MORE 

Thursday, December 7, 2017 
2:30 PM-3:45 PM EDS - 1 LU HSW
Make a Difference: Design Schools to Benefit Learning
How can you improve student achievement by up to 16% without changes to pedagogy, teachers, curriculum or students? The answer is through well-designed school facilities. This workshop will review current research from the University of Salford in Manchester, UK, Harvard University, and others that reveal clear evidence that the physical characteristics of a classroom impacts learning, and furthermore, that a link exists between well-designed school facilities and increased academic achievement.

Thursday, December 14, 2017 
2:30 PM-4 PM EDS - 1.5 LU HSW
Hacking the School Building: An Innovator's Guide to Future-Ready Learning Environments
Why aren't they using it the way we designed it? It's the question we are too embarrassed to ask. Research tells us that students learn differently. Educational leaders from across the globe teach us that learning must be made relevant, active, and engaging. Teachers tell us learning activities and strategies are changing. Architects are taught from day one that form follows function.....and we know if function is changing, so should design solutions. So we explore new solutions, we develop new concepts.

Thursday, January 11, 2018 
3 PM-4:15 PM EDS - 1 LU
Beyond Design Project Zero (DP0)
This session will require active participation from the attendees in understanding, identifying, and applying design thinking techniques. The session will highlight how design thinking has been applied to learning environments by both educators and learning environment planners. Case studies of how these techniques improved collaboration and creativity will be discussed and demonstrated.

Thursday, January 18, 2018 
3:30 PM-4:45 PM EDS

Inspired By Design

In recent years, we have made great advances in designing our schools to serve as teaching tools and to provide flexible spaces that foster project based learning. With such a strong focus on helping progressive pedagogies, have we put aside or neglected the ability of architecture to simply create inspiring spaces to elicit the curiosity and wonder ultimately needed for true learning and growing? 



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6:00 pm 02.26.2018 - 7:00 pm 02.28.2018
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EDspaces 2018

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