FNI’s Fisher STEAM School, winner of the 2015 MacConnell Award, is featured in this video. The building is designed to support the arts as well as STEM learning, with integrated labs and common areas.
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Randy was the keynote speaker at the Manitoba Association of School Superintendents Conference in November, 2015. This video captures portions of Randy’s three sessions as he leads the audience through a discovery process about student-centered learning and the spaces that support it.
By the end of the decade Inventables wants a 3D carver in every school in the USA. To kickstart the project they have committed to President Obama and the White Houseto donate a 3D carver to a school in every state. This year, they launched a contest aimed at identifying schools committed to creating more opportunities for their… Read more »
Schools of the future are going to be student directed, which means that students are basically taking charge of their own learning,” said architect Prakash Nair, president of Fielding Nair International. “Teaching is no longer about content, it’s about skills. And you don’t practise skills by listening to somebody talk to you, it’s more about… Read more »
In the MVTimes by Cathryn McCann – Dec 2, 2015: Jay Litman of Fielding Nair International presented a conceptual design for the future Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) library at the school on Monday afternoon. Deemed the “next phase in transforming the school library into a dynamic, multipurpose, multidisciplinary learning space,” the proposed Global Learning… Read more »
Gary Stager is an FNI Education Consultant and a global leader of the Maker movement. He specializes in helping schools develop an innovation curriculum centered around hands on science, technology, engineering and math projects. Watch the video here.
Gary Stager is an FNI Education Consultant and a global leader of the Maker movement. He specializes in helping schools develop an innovation curriculum centered around hands on science, technology, engineering and math projects.
November 21, 2015: Boulder Valley is using bond money to re-imagine its libraries. The district contracted with Fielding Nair International, a Minneapolis-based architectural firm, to work with schools this fall on innovative design as they plan for construction projects. The firm earlier this fall held two days of interviews, workshops and tours at each of… Read more »
By Beth Hawkins, MINNPOST Excerpt: Project-based learning A small number of schools take another approach, long known as project-based learning. With the help of a teacher, a student designs a project that showcases his or her individual research. To these options, Venture adds a couple of ingredients: teacher/coaches who help students think through their options… Read more »
We are delighted to announce that a project on which Fielding Nair International served as the Design Architect, Fisher STEAM Middle School, is the winner of the MacConnell Award for 2015. This is the highest honor worldwide for School Planning and Design and only goes to one project in an extremely competitive process that features school projects from… Read more »