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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!

Call for Learning Spaces

Designed Learning Environments are unique to EDspaces. Each year, attendees look forward to immersing themselves in these visionary spaces and learning from a student's point of view. This is your company's chance to showcase cutting-edge trends and innovations that will shape learning environments in the years to come.

News

The K-12 Classroom and Executive Function: Designing for Success

A well-designed classroom can do more than just support learning; it can actively boost cognitive processes, including executive functions. Executive functions are vital cognitive skills necessary for planning, focusing attention, remembering instructions, and juggling multiple tasks effectively. Understanding how classroom design affects these functions and using strategies to improve them can lead to more effective teaching and learning outcomes.

K-12 School Design That Prioritizes Wellness: How Can We Better Support the Mental and Physical Health of Our Students?

The Harvard School of Public Health emphasizes the critical role that school building design plays in supporting the physical and mental well-being of both students and teachers. An environment that fosters wellness not only enhances learning but also nurtures positive interactions among students, teachers, and peers.

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.

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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