Emphasis was placed on out-of-classroom learning, as the research led us to key findings that revealed that crucial learning happened beyond classroom boundaries.
[…] Students are incredibly flexible and can work virtually anywhere, given the necessary tools and equipment.
[…] Everyday, low-tech tools for messaging (for example, a posting station) gave students permission to display information to the public. We found that the ease of use of these kinds of systems welcomed heavy participation from students. Without the need to establish rules, old information is either layered over or taken down.
[…] Front porches respond to IDEO’s research findings that revealed that important learning often happens in the moments just before and after the class, while students are preparing and anticipating.