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At Natural Pod™, our purpose is to ensure every learner and educator has a practical, healthy, sustainable environment in which to learn and be inspired, enabling them to reach their full potential. You can find all our news and stories here, where we share ideas and thinking that inspire our work to help inspire yours.

Investing in learning spaces together

Investing in learning spaces together

When it comes to investing in the learning spaces, we envision not only for future generations but also for the near future. As the long, sweet, warm days of summer swiftly approach, with the dreaded 'back-to-reality' whiplash of September hot on their heels (or flip...

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Take learning to new heights

Take learning to new heights

Consider this for a moment: when you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.  How might your learning space change when young learners have the opportunity to see the space from an elevated view? Or inches from the ground? Is it possible that...

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A year in review: 2022

A year in review: 2022

Our 2022 word of the year was partnership. Through intentional partnerships we were able to impact learners and educators in new, meaningful ways.  Leaders in learning (aka you!) created better learning environments all around the world! Some of you impacted spaces...

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Not perfect, just a little better!

Not perfect, just a little better!

Why conscious buying is more than choosing green products. Black Friday kicks off the global holiday shopping season, and it is obviously impossible to ignore. Many retailers are pondering if this year’s average spend will be lower due to high inflation and a looming...

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What we’re reading: The Future of Smart

What we’re reading: The Future of Smart

'Our Education System Is Failing Because It Is Doing Exactly What It Was Designed to Do!' - Those are the bold opening words that set the stage for concepts within The Future of Smart: How Our Education System Needs to Change to Help All Young People Thrive This is a...

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What we’re reading: ‘Making it’

What we’re reading: ‘Making it’

In collaboration with educators, architects and school leaders, Natural Pod intentionally creates learning spaces that are designed to set students up for success; both today, tomorrow and for this fast-moving world. Through the lens of this goal, we've learnt a lot...

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Growing with intention

Growing with intention

To further support Natural Pod’s growth and impact in the world, we are delighted to welcome two new solutions team members: Tania Crosbie and Chris Jack. As education advocates, they will bring exceptional partnership to educators and planners who are working to...

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What we’re reading: Because of a Teacher

What we’re reading: Because of a Teacher

This beautifully uplifting and inspiring book was published near the end of 2021, just when educators really needed to hear that the work they do matters, really matters. Because of a Teacher is a collection of personal stories, brought together to "offer hope for new...

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We are Better Together

We are Better Together

As a young mother, when your child is sick from exposure to a toxic chemical, a plethora of emotions floods your system. Over ten years ago, that mother was me. I had all of those emotions as my little boy had an adverse reaction to a toy in his learning environment....

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