<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=480175982705782&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

RSS header - this is hidden

5 Benefits of Esports Spaces in Educational Design

Posted by MooreCo Inc on May 28, 2021 4:52:27 PM

If you’re not sure what esports are, you aren’t alone. But for educators, parents, and designers of educational environments, it’s time to learn. This competitive video gaming is quickly gaining popularity as a form of extracurricular activity for intermediate and higher learning institutions. As the popularity of esports continues to rise, it may become even more significant following the pandemic. There are many benefits to esports in educational environments and this will be particularly important as students begin to reintegrate to in-person learning after a year in partial isolation. So how can esports benefit your school or student? Here are just benefits for your consideration.

Read More

Topics: Case Studies, Design, Active Learning, Active Classroom, Technology, hybrid classroom, Compass, Ergonomics

Nurturing Morality, Empathy, and Equity in Classrooms

Posted by MooreCo Inc on May 24, 2021 3:42:39 PM

The digital age has brought many gifts to civilization, including the opportunity to keep people connected despite a global pandemic that required people to distance themselves. But with all the positive opportunities created by technology, negative consequences abound. Depression and anxiety rates are up among adolescents. Some experts suggest this is because of access and addiction to social media and hand-held devices. 2020 highlighted the importance of unity, education, and self-awareness. But how can we nurture these virtues in students so that they create a more just and equitable world?

Read More

Topics: Case Studies, Active Learning, Human Development, Designer's Corner, i3sixty, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Compass, Teacher's Favorites, Thrive

Combating Learning Loss by Understanding Student Psychology

Posted by MooreCo Inc on May 13, 2021 5:03:23 PM

The last year has not been easy on American students. Learning loss caused by the pandemic has hit communities throughout the U.S., with some educators and experts fearing the long-term damage of this time spent away from in-person school. As many district leaders begin to plan for welcoming more students back to schools in person this fall, there is an urgent conversation happening for how to best help them catch up. With the passing of the American Rescue Plan, there is an opportunity to create environments where students can succeed with stimulus money allotted for American schools. But what items might help students recover from the last year?

Read More

Topics: Insider, Case Studies, Active Classroom, Compass

Top 10 Things Teachers Want in Their Classrooms

Posted by MooreCo Inc on Nov 9, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Do you ever wonder how teachers would design the classroom of their dreams, if given the opportunity? We did! That’s why we interviewed gifted, passionate teachers to ask what’s on their wish list. We took their answers to educational designers Sylvia Kowalk and Robin Randall of Legat Architects so they could work their magic and render the dream classrooms. Using the Compass line by MooreCo, Sylvia and Robin created ideal STEM spaces and displayed their render-to-reality presentation during the fourth session of Thrive Together: Creating the Classrooms of Tomorrow webinar. Click here to watch the session!

Read More

Topics: Insider, Collaboration, Case Studies, Design, Active Learning, Active Classroom, Designer's Corner, Covid-19, Back-to-school

5 Helpful Lessons for Teaching Remotely

Posted by MooreCo Inc on Apr 16, 2020 2:31:25 PM

If you’re making a transition to online learning because of Covid-19, you aren’t alone. Students around the world are learning from home with the assistance of teachers and parents. It’s a team effort to help kids stay engaged in their education through these changing circumstances. With heightened emotions, distractions, and new routines, it can be difficult for students to establish a good work ethic for remote learning. But it’s not impossible. New online learning tools are available to improve interactions at a distance and facilitate online learning.

Read More

Topics: Case Studies, Active Learning, Human Development, Learn from Home, Technology

Room for Fun! Designing your Classroom for Younger Children

Posted by MooreCo Inc on Jun 6, 2018 8:55:34 AM

"Play. It brings joy. It is within this context that learning can occur." - Kyle Snow, Ph.D.

Early childhood environments should foster both fun and safety; a place where we balance freedom of expression with fundamentals of good behavior. Here are some suggestions on how to give students room to play and room to focus:

Read More

Topics: Case Studies

The Science Lab - Explore & Discover!

Posted by MooreCo Inc on May 30, 2018 8:11:20 AM

"Science is a way of thinking, much more than it is a body of knowledge." - Carl Sagan

The Science Lab

Read More

Topics: Case Studies

Teachers' Lounge - Take a Breath, Take a Break!

Posted by MooreCo Inc on May 22, 2018 12:15:42 PM

"Teachers who love teaching, teach children to love learning." - Robert John Meehan

The school year is almost over and teachers are more than ready for a break. The teachers' lounge has been a hot topic of debate for for a while. Are they worth having? Are they gossip pools? Has technology and high performance curriculums taken over the lounge? Studies show that teachers' lounges actually reinforce the spirit of community amongst educators as well as recharge tired minds. Lounges help teachers reengage in everyday topics with their peers, and also disconnect from the daily classroom routine. The key to a functional teachers' lounge? Make it feel like home! Here are some ideas on how to make the teachers' lounge an inviting and safe environment for teachers:

Read More

Topics: Case Studies

From Collaboration To Community: The Times of Social Responsibility

Posted by MooreCo Inc on Jan 22, 2018 9:57:13 AM

Over the last decade, classroom environments and schools have focused on collaborative learning. Furniture companies have prioritized their research, design and production resources into developing furniture that fosters Collaboration. We all know the benefits are indisputable. Creative thinking leads to challenging thinking and open communication, establishing a trusting and safe environment in which students mentor and learn from one another. All of this is achieved by a masterful configuration of a few desks and chairs and a solid curriculum.

Read More

Topics: Case Studies