Steelcase Education seeks partners in active learning who are ready to use their physical classroom space to advance learning in new and important ways. Submit your proposal by Friday, February 2, 2018.
At Steelcase Education, we have a passion for understanding how teaching and learning best takes place and how smarter, active learning spaces can help. That’s why we’re offering a grant for an active learning classroom. Each grant includes: furniture, design review, installation, onsite training and a Learning Environment Evaluation measurement tool.
Answer a few questions to help determine if your classroom is eligible to receive a Steelcase Active Learning Center Grant. Am I eligible?
Eligible academic institutions are ones that focus primarily on formal, instructor-led learning in a designated classroom.
Select your grade level.
Select the location of your classroom
The maximum classroom size is 30 students.
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We want you to know that we’ll continue to evaluate this criteria and will notify you as requirements change. The ALC Grant does not currently support the following:
With mobile, height-adjustable seats and tables that make room for a blend of casual and more formalized arrangements, this classroom offers students and instructors a high degree of control over the learning experience.
Collaboration. Listening. Independent reading. Hands-on exercises. This classroom does it all – and invites engagement with clear zones to support different activities that may happen concurrently.
Hands-on activities and less formal conversations can spark new thinking and understanding. This varied, mobile setting makes it easy to think, make and share together, and encourages trying something new.
This classroom offers a variety of integrated choices for collaborating and focus, with a centralized lounge zone to support gatherings, quiet work, study and reflection.
An in-depth document that covers all the necessary requirements and expectations to help educators complete the proposal template.
Download this template to complete and submit.
This high-level overview of the grant provides a quick summary of the program and detailed descriptions of each of the four classroom applications.
This regularly updated document features answers to questions about how the grant program works, who qualifies, and more.
View this quick start checklist to see the grant timeline, eligibility requirements, what to expect, and next steps at-a-glance.
The legal agreement that recipients of the grant need to sign in order to get started on their new Active Learning Center classroom project.
This comprehensive, 79 page guide shares insights, applications and solutions for active learning.
University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth, Kansas was a recipient of the 2016 Active Learning Center Grant. See how the University reimagined a space within their existing library to encourage active learning and collaboration.
Boyce Middle School near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was a recipient of the 2016 Active Learning Center Grant. See how this school propelled their STEAM program and motivated students through the use of mobile, adaptable furniture and space design.
Past Recipients by grade level
Past Recipients by school type
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