Think-Make-Learn How to Bring Maker Education to Your Classroom

When we see the world as malleable, we are more willing to accept that we can shape that world, and our place within it. Making is not a new thing. We have been making, building, designing, and constructing, since we first came into existence. It is part of what defines us as human. It only…

Join Us In Exploring Ways We Can Help Students on Their Way to and Through College.

First Lady Michelle Obama is a first-generation college graduate, and she knows that in today’s economy a high school degree just isn’t enough. That’s why she’s encouraging education leaders and innovators like you to share ideas to help every young person achieve their college and career goals. Join the Ideate phase of our partnership with…

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

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…

Students Lead the Way to Innovation at Redwood High

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  Running their school newspaper from a cramped room with outdated and over-sized furniture was one difficulty – sharing that space with another full classroom of students was quite another.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…

Disney Magic Brings Design Thinking and Making to Any Classroom.

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…

Reimagining Professional Learning

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…

The Maker Movement

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…

Adapting Resources for Active Learning

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…