Join One Workplace and the First Lady in helping students Reach Higher

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We are excited and honored to share our latest collaboration – a partnership with the Office of the First Lady and The Teachers Guild. One Workplace will be joining a world class group of innovators and educators who are committed to re-imagining learning and education.  Most importantly we are cordially inviting you to join us in… Read More

Students Lead the Way to Innovation at Redwood High

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It did not take an investigative report to uncover that journalism students at Redwood High School faced a challenge.  Running their school newspaper from a cramped room with outdated and over-sized furniture was one difficulty – sharing that space with another full classroom of students was quite another. A challenge made harder still by the… Read More

Disney Magic Brings Design Thinking and Making to Any Classroom.

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As the Maker Movement has begun to gain traction in schools, it has also commonly found itself relegated to live in quarantined spaces in the back of a library, or explored via prescriptive projects and pre-packaged kits. Crafting paper rockets and attaching bananas to Makey Makey boards are incredibly fun ways to introduce kids to science and… Read More

Reimagining Professional Learning

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In late September over 200 educators joined together to embark on a rather audacious journey. Gathered together in the De Turk Round Barn this amazingly diverse and inspired crowd lent their voice to a call for reimagining the professional learning experience for teachers. The location, a gorgeously restored 1890’s horse stable – and one of the… Read More

The Maker Movement

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When One Workplace celebrated ten days of design inspiration at our ONEder event last September, the primary impetus was to highlight the beauty of design and its power to inspire. Not lost on the organizers of this two week event was also the power of design to teach, to spark creativity, and to empower change. The… Read More

Adapting Resources for Active Learning

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Space can be one of the most important factors in fostering school achievement and learning progress. In some studies it has been shown that classroom design can directly influence learning by a variance of up to 16%.  As the needs of students change to meet the demands of shifting economies, new technologies, and globalization, we… Read More