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FOR THE BIRDS, AND MOSTLY THE CHILDREN TOO

School Design

Re-thinking the school corridor:

The factory model of control and direct instruction still pervades most new schools. If we are to have thorough-going school reform, we must change the design model, too, starting with the place students first enter the school.

Roughly one-third of the typical school building is used not for learning, growing, or interacting, but for getting to the places where that happens.

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Filed under: Design, EDUCATION

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