Van den Bogerd and colleagues studied the effects of having plants in a university and secondary school classrooms.
Zhao lead a group that investigated how environments can influence cheating by 5- and 6-year olds.
Neuroscientists have comprehensively researched how school design can foster positive learning experiences (the sort that not only benefit individual students but also the societies they’re members of) as well as how young people, in general, experience the physical worlds that surround them.
Do people experience art differently in museums and classrooms?
Child-focused design decoded
The AIA has released a report “detailing strategies that can reduce risk of COVID-19 transmission in K-12 facilities.”
Taylor and Butts-Wilmsmeyer studied kindergarten students’ ability to self-regulate their behavior after spending class time in green schoolyards.
Sando and Sandseter evaluated how the design of outdoor spaces at early childhood education and care (ECEC) institutions influences children’s (3-4 year old’s) wellbeing (feeling at ease and self-confident, for example) and health (via physical activity).
Elevating learning and wellbeing
New research confirms that scents we smell as we learn and sleep influence our cognitive performance.