About EDspaces

EDspaces is where leaders and innovators unite to drive impactful changes in schools, ensuring they are equipped with the best resources to create thriving educational environments. Through professional development and knowledge sharing, immersive tours, and hands-on experience with products, this experience expands your horizon by exploring new possibilities for school and campus learning environments.

Scholarship Program

Program only open to educators. Want to attend EDspaces but don't have the budget? You could attend for free by applying for a Scholarship! Don't miss this unique opportunity to connect with industry peers, gain valuable insights, and experience the latest trends and innovations in educational facility design because of budget constraints. Apply today!

Why Attend

Calling all educators, distributors, architects, and designers - EDspaces is designed just for you! This event is tailor-made to cater to your needs and interests. Whether you are an educator looking for innovative learning environments, a distributor seeking the latest products for educational spaces, or an architect/designer eager to explore key issues in the industry, EDspaces has got you covered.

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News

Prioritizing Outdoor Learning: Challenges and Success Stories

By integrating outdoor learning and natural play spaces into the curriculum, schools can foster not just academic excellence but also crucial life skills and environmental stewardship among students. The evidence supports a growing consensus that outdoor learning is not just beneficial but essential for the holistic development of children, encouraging schools to prioritize these initiatives for their long-term positive impact on student outcomes.

Inclusion by Design: 6 Ways to Create Project Based Learning Spaces for Neurodiverse Students

As the educational landscape continues to evolve, the importance of designing inclusive learning spaces that cater to the needs of neurodiverse students has become front of center for many districts. PBL is a collaborative approach to education that can be effective for students of varied ages and abilities.

A Foolproof Guide to Smart Tools in Schools

A teacher’s toolbox used to consist of chalk, pencils, papers, and the odd apple, but hybrid technology has now taken priority with the advent of a new generation of educators and the flexibility required during the pandemic.

Embracing AI: Six Predictions for the Future on Using ChatGPT in Strategic Procurement

As the landscape of procurement continues to evolve, the potential for improved efficiency, improved supplier relationships, and strategic decision-making is immense. As school administrators embrace these advancements, and by strategically joining ChatGPT's capabilities with human expertise, educational institutions can streamline the complexities of procurement with greater efficiency and success, paving the way for a future where AI and human resourcefulness work hand in hand for operational excellence.

What Do Teachers Need? How to Design Schools with Educators in Mind

The role of classroom design has emerged as a pivotal factor in improving teacher satisfaction and effectiveness. The insights from Corgan's "Design Lessons from Teachers 2.0" report provide a comprehensive understanding of what educators look for in their work environments. This EDspaces article delves into the key findings of this report and contextualizes them with additional research to offer a full view of the current state and future of school design.

Braving the Storm: Shelter Guide for Schools

As climate change increases the severity of storms reaching beyond Tornado Alley, schools are considering storm shelters for the safety of their students and staff – if funding allows.

UPCOMING EVENTS

EDspaces

NOVEMBER 12-14, 2024

Join your community in Houston, TX, Nov. 12-14, 2024, for collaboration and sharing of ideas to create spaces where students and teachers thrive. Stay ahead of trends, build relationships, expand your knowledge, and discover new opportunities at EDspaces. Once again co-located with the AIA CAE Fall Conference and the Campus Safety Conference, this is the best place to be for discussions and innovations driving the future of the built learning environment.

CSC@EDspaces

NOVEMBER 12-14, 2024

Every day, you must balance safety, teaching and learning, school operations and culture, and the surrounding community, creating a complex environment and set of priorities. This is one of the reasons EDspaces is excited to have the Campus Safety Conference (CSC) co-locate with us again in Houston. This strategic partnership is a natural progression as mental health and campus physical safety go hand in hand with classroom design to create the spaces where students and teachers thrive.

Campus Safety Conference

July 8-10, 2024

Registration is open for CSC 2024 being hosted in Atlanta, GA on July 8-10, 2024. CSC is dedicated to being the foremost national authority event, fostering safe and secure campus environments across K-12, higher education, and corporate sectors. Register by April 30 to securing Study Rate savings! Learn more about CSC >>>

 

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