This past weekend I was able to speak at TedXNYED, an event focused on sparking deep discussion and connection about new ideas and transformations in education. The conference theme was “Inside-Outside.” It was a wonderful opportunity to connect with so many different people who are passionate about education, learning and students.
TEDxNYED is a New York City-based TEDx event focused on education. The theme of this year’s TEDxNYED is Inside-Outside, a discussion about education from both inside and outside schools and classrooms. This year, TEDxNYED will take place at Brooklyn Technical High School on April 27, 2013. I am looking forward to speaking at TEDxNYED this [...]
Booker T. Washington STEM Academy in Champaign, Illinois has been awarded the William W. Caudill Citation as the top PreK-12 entry in the 2012 American School & University Architectural Portfolio, the premier showcase celebrating the best in education design. Our team embraced the challenge of a 180$/SF budget and an open public process as an opportunity to displace [...]
Since the invention of television and perhaps even radio, society has feared the resulting new virtual world. Parents tell their children that T.V. will melt their brain. Adolescent texting has infiltrated the family dinner table. Gaming distracts students from their homework and enables them to avoid developing interpersonal social skills. But recently, we are reconsidering [...]
What if we used behavioral psychology to coax children to eat better? And what if we did so by designing smarter lunchrooms? Professors Brian Wansink and David R. Just, of the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell, and Joe McKendry, painter and illustrator, did just that by designing experiments in cafeterias at [...]
The most recent The Third Teacher blog post by Jason Meyering offers some striking information regarding the new schematic design that was recently completed for the Carrie Busey Elementary School in Savoy, IL. Carrie Busey is a new three-strand, K-5 school serving 425 students. It is the second new elementary school designed for Champaign Unit [...]
Brett McQuillan - 14 Jun 2013
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architectrix - 05 Jun 2013
To keep learning and to keep teaching and to keep listening and to keep tal...
Yemm & Hart Ltd - 03 Jun 2013
"Personally" - to bring "heart" into everything I do. ~ Deborah Hart Yemm
Iryna - 28 May 2013
Hi all team of Cannon Design! I have visited your office on Doors Open eve...
Susan Welker, AIA - 18 May 2013
Exactly! I did research during my Masters in Architecture about how more w...