Collaborative Classrooms

As schools focus on openness, flexibility, and collaboration, they’re redesigning classrooms to match. With classrooms being seen as the 'third teacher' (following parents and educators), schools are looking to embrace classroom layouts that encourage creativity, collaboration, and flexibility.


change in academic progress over a school year can be associated with classroom design.

Fast Company, 2013


of students’ progress that was attributed to classroom design was traced back to flexibility and student ownership in one study.

Edutopia, 2018


of conventionally designed classrooms were outpaced by results from hybrid or blended classroom designs in early experiments in the US.

EducationNext, 2017

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