• Referendum 2015

    Next Generation Learning Spaces 

  • What are Next Generation Learning Spaces?

    By creating a variety of learning environments that compliment current spaces and meet the needs of a diverse teaching and learning needs, Edina Public Schools will be better equipped to personalize learning and advance excellence for all students. So what different kinds of spaces are needed?  

     
    Direct

    Direct Instruction
    Traditional, formal direct instruction learning spaces (classrooms)

     direct instruction concepts
     
    Individual learning icon
     

    Individual
    Private, self-study spaces for self-directed learning

     
    individual learning concepts  
     
    Small Group learning space icon

    Small Group / Collaborative
    Informal spaces to share information, collaborate, discover, and create with peers

     

     small group learning concepts
      
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    Large Group / Performance
    Space for publicly demonstrating learning and acquired
    knowledge to others
     large group learning concepts
     
     
     

Examples

  • While specific designs have not yet been created, district study teams have researched schools nationally and internationally to learn about instructional space design and see what transformed spaces could look like in Edina Public Schools. 

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