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The Top Skills Students Need For Tomorrow’s Jobs

The Top Skills Students Need For Tomorrow’s Jobs

There has been some interesting research carried out recently named ‘Humans Wanted’. It looks at the quiet crisis happening in job markets all around the globe. The research acknowledges that yes, automation is taking over many roles: mostly ones that are highly...
Moving Away From Those Rigid Rows Of Desks

Moving Away From Those Rigid Rows Of Desks

Why, when there is now so much evidence that students engage and focus better when they aren’t stuck in rigid rows of desks, is mainstream education still full of those rows of desks from the industrial era?Well, there are a few reasons. The first is obviously cost:...
Why Purposeful Business Is Better For Everyone

Why Purposeful Business Is Better For Everyone

Part Three of this Three Part Series:  This is the last section of sharing our manifesto with you, and diving deeper into how it guides our company vision and purpose, and how that can positively impact your work and your students. Manifesto: a public declaration of...
‘Redesigning Learning Spaces’ – Book Review

‘Redesigning Learning Spaces’ – Book Review

This week we’re diving into a book whose content is very close to our heart: ‘Redesigning Learning Spaces’. It explores how learning-space design can positively impact classroom learning, the culture of a school, healthy communities, and systems and structures that...
How Shaping Learning Environments, Shapes Learning

How Shaping Learning Environments, Shapes Learning

Part Two of a Three Part Series: Following on from Part One and the recent interview with our CEO, Bridgitte Alomes and Douglas Magazine – this is the second part of sharing our better learning manifesto diving deeper into how it guides our company vision and purpose,...
Why Good Design Is Important For Education

Why Good Design Is Important For Education

Part One of a Three Part Series: You may have read the recent interview with our CEO, Bridgitte Alomes and Douglas Magazine – it has inspired us to go deeper into our story about why Natural Pod does what it does. Manifesto: a public declaration of policy and...
Celebrating Green Ribbon Schools

Celebrating Green Ribbon Schools

You may have heard the term ‘Green Ribbon Schools’. The Green Ribbon Schools prestigious awards program was created by the U.S. Department of Education in 2011 with the aim of recognizing select K–12 schools, K–12 districts and postsecondary institutions for a deep...
How To Make Your Classroom More Learner Friendly

How To Make Your Classroom More Learner Friendly

When it comes to being an authority on transforming learning spaces you may have heard of Dr. Robert Dillon. He’s worked with many teachers on how to make their classrooms more student-centred and learner friendly and has co-authored a book about the subject:...
Bring The Benefits Of Being Outside, Inside

Bring The Benefits Of Being Outside, Inside

Why when there’s so much focus on the benefits to children of being outside in a natural environment, is there so little focus on extending those same benefits within classrooms?We recently visited a school that had a beautiful amazing outdoor space with trees and...
How To Create a 21st Century Classroom

How To Create a 21st Century Classroom

Many educators are recognizing that students sitting at rows of desks for the majority of the day while a teacher lectures at the front of the room is not optimal in developing skills that foster students’ personal growth in communication, collaboration, creativity...

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