NBS Blog: Active Learning

July 16, 2018

Power Education Spaces with Steelcase Thread

Students Need Technology. Technology Needs Power. Mobile devices have multiplied over the last decade, resulting in the need for additional power in the spaces where learning and work happens. This has become clear in today’s leading education settings where more technology than ever before is being used in classrooms, media centers and in-between spaces. Traditionally […]

June 25, 2018

Education Trends At NeoCon

Shared by Christy Borowski, NBS Workplace Associate – Healthcare & Education   At NeoCon this year the biggest buzz in education was around the announcement that Steelcase was acquiring Smith System, an education focused furniture company that many have never heard of.  This fills a large gap in the Steelcase Education product offerings when it comes […]

December 18, 2017

Steelcase Active Learning Center Grant Application Open

Steelcase recently launched the fourth cycle of their successful Active Learning Center (ALC) Grant. Steelcase Education seeks to partner with educators to create the most effective, rewarding and inspiring active learning environments to meet the evolving needs of students and teachers. Through the ALC Grant, 40 classrooms have already been awarded and this cycle will award up […]

January 28, 2017

Spark New Learning – Apply Today to Transform Your Classroom

Are you an educator or know someone who is? For the third year, Steelcase Education is awarding up to fifteen schools grants valued at $65,000 (grades 6 – 12, colleges and universities) to create active learning centers. Steelcase has partnered with educators to rethink today’s classrooms to make them more engaging, flexible and innovative through […]

November 19, 2015

Year Two: Active Learning Center Grants

After a wildly successful first year, Steelcase Education is pleased to launch year two of its Active Learning Center Grant program. As 12 schools enjoy the benefits of their newly installed active learning classrooms, it’s time to open the opportunity to others who are ready to use their physical classroom space to advance learning in […]

January 12, 2015

Finally, Some Good News About Education

New Grant Program Supports an Innovative Model for Classroom Success Are you an educator or know someone who is? Here’s a fantastic opportunity: Steelcase Education is awarding grants up to $50,000 to create active learning centers. For generations classrooms were crowded rows of immobile desks facing a chalkboard. Students were expected to absorb knowledge passively. […]