Applying design research makes it more likely that environments support educational programs.
Information collected by McGraw-Hill during its 2012 Green Schools Study indicates that there are significant benefits from greening schools.
New research suggests that people developing spaces that will be used by autistic people, for example, as classrooms, should insure that those areas are pet friendly.
Miller-Cochran and Gierdowski have learned that flexible classroom design cost-effectively supports composition (writing) classes.
Researchers at Durham University explored the learning repercussions of multi—touch, multi-user desks.
Adolescents seem to be chronically sleep deprived and new research at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute provides information about how light in schools and homes can be used to counter that condition.
Thompson and his research team set out to learn about “the effect of background music on reading comprehension.”
Research recently completed by the Interactive Autism Network and lead by Dr. Paul Law, indicates that nearly half, of children with autism wander – or run- out of their homes, schools, etc., “and more than half of these children go missing.”
New studies in school design research are particularly applicable as teachers adapt more active forms of learning.
Trying to design to make healthy eating more likely?