What if our K-12 schools could look more like a Starbucks, Barnes & Noble or even the Apple Store? In this episode, advocates for reimagined schools talk about achieving those goals through flexible seating and creative learning spaces, while also offering tips to create innovative school design for 21st century learners. It's time to eliminate the traditional model of boring, uninspired school spaces as we shift our focus to creating Future Ready Schools.
Kayla Delzer is a 2nd grade teacher and Project Lead the Way Lead Teacher in West Fargo, North Dakota. She is a columnist for Edsurge.com, where she writes about a variety of edtech topics. In August, she began her 8th year of teaching 2nd grade. She holds her master’s degree in Elementary Education and is currently in the process of becoming National Board Certified, the highest mark of professional accomplishment. On July 23, 2015 she delivered her first TEDx Talk, Reimagining Classrooms: Students as Leaders and Teach