Hazelwood School GM + AD Architects pursued the Hazelwood project with a commitment to building knowledge and capacity on a building that would work with children with a very complex range of abilities. Most extant examples are schools serving the needs of children with visual limitations, or hearing limitations, or cognitive issues or physical limitations. In this case, the design would need to meet the needs and enhance the independence of children with a mix of all of these issues.
What Does Personalized Learning Mean? Whatever People Want It To —Getty For some, such variety is reason for optimism. But others warn that loose definitions could lead to incoherence and ineffectiveness Personalized learning has a big problem. Inside America's schools, the term is used to mean just about anything. Physics Flash Animations We have been increasingly using Flash animations for illustrating Physics content. This page provides access to those animations which may be of general interest. The animations will appear in a separate window. The animations are sorted by category, and the file size of each animation is included in the listing. Best Practices in Educational Facilities Investments Exemplary design categories: multi-sensory environment, outdoor spaces, safety, special needs provision How the facility meets the needs of education and communities: The ambition of this school for children and young people with sensory impairments was to create a challenging and stimulating environment for all. Varied wall and floor surface textures and built-in navigational aids - such as trail rails, varied ceiling heights, and the print, Braille, moon and graphical signage - help children to navigate around the building independently. The main school building is a single-storey “s” shape structure that reduces the perceived scale of the school and makes it less intimidating and more welcoming to small children.
Response: Differentiation Lets Us Reach Our Students 'Where They Are' - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo (This is the last post in a two-part series. You can see Part One here.) This week's question comes from an educator who wishes to remain anonymous: Dance, Biology & New Media A Discussion "Relation between Dance, Biology & New Media" with : Thierry Giannarelli (France), Prof.Irfan D. Pridjambada (Indonesia) and HONF (Indonesia) Presented by HONF and Culturel Centre Français de Yogyakarta/LIP Jogja Saturday, 10th October 2009 - 04.00pm at HONF lab