How Pinterest is Influencing Classroom Design

How Pinterest is Influencing Classroom Design

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 903 , Segment 3

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  • Sep 19, 2018 9:00 pm
  • 15:55 mins

Guest: Robert Dillon, Director, Innovative Learning for University City School District, Co-Author of “The Space: A Guide for Educators”. If you go on Pinterest or Instagram, you can find some amazing photos of classrooms schools teachers are posting. They’re bright and colorful and full of beanbags and comfy chairs and rarely an old-school desk in sight. The latest research on child learning and engagement says it’s a good thing to get away from the traditional classroom arrangement of desks in rows. What works, what doesn't? What's just fun, what is functional, and what is actually distracting?

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