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I'm Jacqueline, a design consultant, and this is where I share articles, events, and my musings on education, design, and the planning of learning environments. You can learn more about me here. If you're looking for info on Skookum Reads! Little Free Library literacy project click here.

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  • Articles: Design Thinking & Classroom Design Putting Power In the Hands of Kids Through Design Thinking Tina Barseghian February 24, 2014 Classroom Design Principles for an Increasingly Online World Sean Corcorran General Manager, Steelcase Education Solutions ...
    Posted Mar 4, 2014, 8:34 AM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • Article: Designing a Classroom Love the orange buoy chairs in the image and Ginenthal's response to using them: “Some folks will say ‘How do you sit in this all day long, period after ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2014, 4:32 PM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • Posting Elsewhere As DesignChalk's storage space diminishes, I've launched a new site to post additional videos and resources on architecture, design and education. I also post on LinkedIn every Tuesday ...
    Posted Feb 25, 2014, 2:52 PM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • Article: Cause or effect? Cause or effect? The relationship between student perception of the medical school learning environment and academic performance on USMLE Step 1.Wayne SJ1, Fortner SA, Kitzes JA, Timm C ...
    Posted Feb 23, 2014, 5:02 PM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • Article: Design Thinking and Its Role in Industry and Education From design mind:Q&A: Design Thinking and Its Role in Industry and Education with Design Research Director Jon Freach and Associate Creative Director Lauren SerotaBy Guest Post: Diane ...
    Posted Feb 11, 2014, 9:10 PM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • Article: Rethinking Education with Design Thinking For those of you that follow this site, you may recall last year I enrolled in Stanford's online Design Thinking Action Lab. It was a fantastic, collaborative, and educational ...
    Posted Feb 10, 2014, 7:11 PM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • The Home as a Learning Space In preparation for my upcoming presentation, I have provided a series of links for those interested in visualizing and designing their home as a learning environment. This post will updated ...
    Posted Jan 30, 2014, 9:50 AM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • Rushkoff: Present Shock “We do not know how to program our computers, nor do we care. We spend much more time and energy trying to figure out how to use them to program ...
    Posted Jan 24, 2014, 2:29 PM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • Conducting Scholarly Research If you are in the process of conducting research, these search engines might be of assistance in gathering literature and data:Infomine: Scholarly Internet Resource CollectionsThe WWW Virtual Library ...
    Posted Jan 19, 2014, 6:23 PM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • Art: Need Inspiration? DWR provides a listing of current, must-see US art exhibitions. Image by Billy Alexander.
    Posted Jan 15, 2014, 8:06 AM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • eBooks: Interior Design for Autism Three great additions for designers interested in creating inclusive environments:Interior Design for Autism: eBooksRead more about the recently published series here.Image credit: Emiliano Hernandez.
    Posted Jan 7, 2014, 8:28 PM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • Architecture: Lucid Stead Architecture. Art. Light and Shadow. Reflected Light. Projected Light. Change. Brilliant.Phillip K Smith III: Lucid Stead (Joshua Tree, California 2013) from royale projects on Vimeo.Image credit: Royale Projects
    Posted Jan 4, 2014, 4:55 PM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • App: Endless Reader When it comes down to educational apps, I have been consistently impressed with Originator's work. Their latest app, Endless Reader, is a fantastic complement to Endless Alphabet.  Endless Reader ...
    Posted Jan 3, 2014, 7:22 PM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • Course: The Design of Everyday Things Udacity is offering the course The Design of Everyday Things with author Don Norman as instructor! How cool is that? You'll note that the class launched December 17, 2013 ...
    Posted Dec 28, 2013, 6:14 PM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • Article: Fun Learning Spaces The Aussies lead the pack on designing innovative learning spaces! Check out this article from Australian Teacher Magazine:Fun Learning Spaces the way aheadFor more info, head on over ...
    Posted Dec 10, 2013, 8:30 PM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • Art: Finger-Painting Love finger-painting! We spent the afternoon making an absolute mess...but it was good fun! There are so many great apps for finger-painting now. Yesterday, I was watching ...
    Posted Dec 5, 2013, 8:24 PM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • Video: Beauty of Mathematics This video would be a great starter for any math class! Here's the article on it out of Fast Company:See The Beauty of Math, Even If You Don ...
    Posted Dec 4, 2013, 2:03 PM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • Launching Skookum Reads! Little Website For those of you that have been following the development of my Little Free Library project, I've reached and nearly completed the paint phase. I've also been working ...
    Posted Nov 29, 2013, 5:39 PM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • Article: Re-Thinking Learning Spaces Out of Tech & Learning:Re-Thinking Learning SpacesOctober 25, 2013Image provided by anonymous.
    Posted Nov 15, 2013, 3:31 PM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • Video: Crowdfunding Your Academic Research Now that's what I'm talking about! Right after I completed my Kickstarter campaign for the Little Free Library, I questioned why I didn't think to crowdfund my ...
    Posted Nov 15, 2013, 8:15 AM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • Video: Google+ Crowdfunding Hangout If you missed the University of Alberta's Google+ Crowdfunding Hangout this morning, you can view it here. Individuals interested in launching a campaign will benefit from listening to the ...
    Posted Nov 8, 2013, 3:55 PM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • Google+ Crowdfunding Hangout On Tuesday...that's TOMORROW 10a.m. Mountain Time (9 a.m. Pacific)!! The University of Alberta Career Centre is hosting a Google+ Crowdfunding hangout featuring successful crowdfunders and industry ...
    Posted Nov 4, 2013, 6:55 PM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • Down the Rabbit Hole This evening, I watched a humorous and fascinating TED talk by Dr. Alison Gopnik: The Genius of Babies and then ventured off into the internet and found these interesting bits ...
    Posted Nov 2, 2013, 10:50 AM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • Video: Math Class My husband sent this video to me with 3 words in the subject line: This is hilarious! And it was. Watch it for yourself... Kid SnippetsMath ClassImage provided ...
    Posted Nov 1, 2013, 5:26 PM by Jacqueline Ashby
  • Resource: The Big Chill survey The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada released The Big Chill survey results this week. It's disturbing to think that Canadian federal scientists would compromise the public ...
    Posted Oct 23, 2013, 2:54 PM by Jacqueline Ashby
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