DR. MARIE ALCOCK EVENTS



ASCD Empower20 The Conference for Learning, Teaching, and Leading Together

ASCD Empower20: The Conference for Learning, Teaching, and Leading Together is being held March 13–16, 2020, in Los Angeles, California, at the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC). 

 

PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION

Designing Modern Learning Spaces

Architecture, Furniture, and Curriculum

Heidi Hayes Jacobs, Marie Hubley Alcock, Prakash Nair

 

How can we design learning spaces to support and engage modern students? Educators worldwide are creating remarkable learning environments in schools. Whether you are considering purchasing new forms of furniture, repurposing existing spaces, or creating totally new types of schools, join us for an exciting day of creativity and substance. 

 

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Designing Structures for Modern Learning - Boot Camp Event with Marie Alcock

This workshop will examine expanding the options for each of the four structures that make modern learning possible: schedules, learning spaces, student grouping and personnel configurations. We will look at the relationship between these structures and programs tailored to the student population.


Areas of Focus For Your School Program | Action Plans Developed Onsite

  • Learning Spaces - architectural plans and re-purposing existing spaces
  • Furniture Design - options based on student interaction & concentration
  • Physical Location - making use of property and resident community
  • Virtual Learning Spaces - options and criteria for quality selection
  • Budgets - the realities of financial constraints and decision-making
  • Scheduling - valuing time as currency
  • Grouping Patterns for Learners – student grouping by interests
  • Personnel Configurations – examining roles beyond departments
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