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Can We Find Togetherness Through Technology?

Posted by MooreCo Inc on Dec 1, 2020 10:30:00 AM

Although it’s not the same as being together in one room, people have been able to come together through the power of technology in 2020. Due to the pandemic, students are learning remotely, workers are telecommuting, and holiday get-togethers are taking place online to minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19. While it has been an adjustment with many challenges to move many of our activities online, there is  also great opportunity being presented this year with new achievements in virtual togetherness.

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Topics: Active Learning, Human Development, Active Classroom, Designer's Corner, Working from Home, Technology, Covid-19, Back-to-school, learning from home, hybrid classroom, remote, hybrid, i3sixty, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Expert Analysis

How We Move Forward: A Better Future for Our Nation Starts with Students

Posted by MooreCo Inc on Nov 4, 2020 4:21:56 PM

On October 22nd, MooreCo was pleased to host our Thrive Together: Creating the Classrooms of Tomorrow fall webinar. Over the course of two days, we heard from several experts from the fields of education, manufacturing, and architecture and design. Each speaker had a wealth of information to share and a palpable passion for bettering educational environments to serve our nation’s students.

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Topics: Active Learning, Human Development, Designer's Corner, Covid-19, Back-to-school, hybrid classroom, remote, hybrid, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Expert Analysis

Full STEAM Ahead: Prioritizing Inclusion and Discovery in Tomorrow's Classrooms

Posted by MooreCo Inc on Oct 16, 2020 1:37:10 PM

How can we help all students learn, given the events of this year? 2020 brought problems with traditional models of learning to the forefront, further widening existing learning gaps and leaving groups of students behind.

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Topics: Collaboration, Active Learning, Human Development, Active Classroom, Designer's Corner, Technology, learning from home, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Six C’s for a Safe Back-to-School Season

Posted by MooreCo Inc on Jun 27, 2020 8:30:00 AM

The Six C’s for a Safe Back-to-School Season

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Topics: Insider, Design, Human Development, Technology, Covid-19, Back-to-school

More Predictions for Going Back to School in 2020

Posted by MooreCo Inc on May 16, 2020 10:31:02 AM

On April 24th, MooreCo put out a blog post about on how experts were predicting this year’s back-to-school season would differ from previous years because of Covid-19. As information continues to emerge about how the virus spreads and affects various populations, including children, we continue to stay on the heels of what to expect going forward.

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Topics: Design, Active Learning, Human Development, Clean Living, Working from Home, Learn from Home, Technology, Covid-19

7 Predictions on Going Back to School in A Post-Covid World

Posted by MooreCo Inc on Apr 24, 2020 4:50:59 PM

The United States has been largely on lockdown for the last several weeks due to the global pandemic of Covid-19, causing schools and business to close temporarily. This has been done to slow the spread of the virus, and studies are showing  it's working. The good news is that soon we’ll be able to resume daily activities like working and learning. But life won’t be exactly like it was, at least not for a while.

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Topics: Collaboration, Human Development, Active Classroom, Clean Living, Covid-19

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.

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

Creating Spaces that Foster Intellectual Growth

Posted by MooreCo Inc on Jan 28, 2020 10:05:01 AM

Whether at Work or School, Design to Activate a Hungry Mind

From antibiotics and the printing press to electric lights and the internet, many of the world’s breakthrough discoveries and inventions share one thing in common: They were the result of curiosity.

Curiosity makes us eager to learn and to solve problems. It’s a special spark that seeks out new knowledge and the desire to learn how things work.

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Topics: Design, Human Development

How to Design and Furnish Spaces That Encourage Physical and Mental Well-Being

Posted by MooreCo Inc on Jan 22, 2020 1:08:58 PM

If you’ve ever sat at a rigid, fixed desk and chair for any length of time, you know how uncomfortable this nonconforming setup can be. Whether a student trying to learn and engage in a classroom, or an employee tasked with being productive and creative at work, natural body comfort and alignment is closely tied with how well we feel and perform.

In fact, study after study confirms what we know intrinsically: that our physical surroundings from the chair we sit in to the air temperature in a room make a difference. Energy levels, the ability to focus, and even rates of absenteeism are all linked to our physical surroundings.

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Topics: Design, Active Learning, Human Development

6 Stages of Human Development That Inspire Design Strategies

Posted by MooreCo Inc on Jan 14, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Although the nature of work, school, and how we take care of ourselves is changing, we humans — whether as children or adults — continue to spend a significant amount of time together in a physical place, such as an office building, school, or health facility.

What impact do these spaces have on our engagement and well-being? And how can we create environments that encourage greater interconnection and productivity?

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Topics: Design, Active Learning, Human Development, Active Classroom