Hillel Day School of Metro Detroit Wins 3D Carver

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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 »

Maker Movement Leader Dr. Gary Stager Visits The Steward School

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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.

FNI WINS THE 2015 MACCONNELL AWARD!

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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 »

Randall Fielding Was a Featured Speaker at the SCUP Conference in Des Moines

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“I recently attended a conference for the Society for College and University Planning where Randall’s keynote presentation was about the architectural design of future learning spaces.  He presented several international projects whose designs anticipated the evolving pedagogies of student engagement, collaboration, and individualization.  It was inspiring to visualize the future of education through the design… Read more »

Prakash a Keynote Speaker

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Prakash Nair was a keynote speaker at Mexico’s premier international education conference hosted by SM Fundación in Mexico City in March 2015. Prakash touched upon the vast opportunities for bringing world-class educational opportunities to all children in Mexico and new ways to design innovative, cost effective schools.

Randy Fielding a Featured Speaker at the Hawaii Schools of the Future Conference

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Honolulu, November 6 and 7, 2014   Session Title: Constructing Learning, Constructing Learning Spaces   This interactive presentation and workshop takes people through a series of activities to construct understanding about what learning is and how it happens, then segues into designing spaces/ future schools where that kind of learning can be supported. Concrete examples… Read more »

Article: From “Cells and Bells” to Learning Communities

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Renovating school facilities for student-centered learning by Prakash Nair. The United States has more than $2 trillion of net worth tied up in its school facilities, making it the country’s single largest educational investment. The average age of schools in most districts across the nation is between 30 and 50 years. On top of increasing routine… Read more »

Prakash Participated in a New Harvard MOOC: Leaders of Learning

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The respected educator, Professor Richard Elmore of Harvard, recently offered an excellent course titled, Leaders of Learning in Harvard’s 3rd Quarter of 2014. It benefitted anyone who is a stakeholder of education but particularly school board members, superintendents, administrators, principals and teachers. This online course was to be taken according to each person’s own individual availability of time, is free, and… Read more »