Tips for collaborative planning and process for your SchoolsNEXT Project!
Welcome to EducationEvolution, a video project thought of and created by G/T middle students in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Thank you for taking time to watch the video and visit this website! For more information about what the Education Evolution is and what it means, take a look at a quick summary of us here
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Can students lead us into a better future? As the 2017 Association for Learning Environments SchoolsNEXT competition concluded, the jury answered with a resounding YES! Displaying remarkable enthusiasm, empathy, rigorous research, and exceptional teamwork, their transformative solutions not only meet the needs of students, but address the economy and society of the future, enabling them to master the skills they need to take on the challenges of a world defined by change.
With the intent to bring the student voice into the planning and design of exceptional learning environments, the students demonstrated their passion in rethinking the requisites of tomorrow's 21st century learning environments, reaching beyond the school walls and developing solutions to global design challenges that inspire transformation in education.
Challenged to plan and design sustainable and resilient learning spaces that provide real world learning experiences, encouraging innovation, critical thinking and collaborative teamwork, these young designers have broadened the potential of a school by connecting excellence in design with excellence in education. Guided by a STEAM curriculum, the "planning" teams learn the importance of collaboration and compromise as they finalize their project ideas.
And here is what the finalist teams of middle and high school students from across the globe accomplished...