FNI and Library Redesign in Boulder

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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 »

Venture Academy: coaching kids to navigate college — and the world

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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 »

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 »

Our STEAM School Won the 2015 MacConnell Award!

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Above: FNI Principal Isaac Williams holds the MacConnell trophy We are delighted to announce that a project on which Fielding Nair International served as the Design Architect has won the much coveted 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… Read more »

Transforming the classroom

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AMIT’s new Gogya Center trains teachers for today’s digital students. Jerusalem Post Magazine, October 2015: If you look up the word “teacher” in any dictionary, the general definition suits the concept that people have held of an educator for centuries. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines a teacher as a person or thing that teaches something; the… Read more »

Parents, neighbors share feedback for BVSD’s first school in Erie

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By Amy Bounds  Parents and community members had their first opportunity Thursday night to hear about the vision for the Boulder Valley School District’s new pre-K-8 school in Erie, sharing what they like and what they still want to know. “Our commitment is to create a learning environment to prepare students for the future,” said… Read more »

Boulder Valley updating schools with innovation in mind

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Designing buildings with education as prime driver   Boulder Valley schools are getting an innovation makeover. The school district contracted with Minneapolis-based architectural firm Fielding Nair International, which is working with schools this fall as they start working with architects and their communities to design construction projects. The projects will be paid for through the… Read more »

From Israel National News

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Watch: A Peek Into the Classrooms of the Future Could classrooms change beyond the traditional model of teacher-facing-classroom? Arutz Sheva investigates. On the eve of the Israeli school year beginning, Arutz Sheva visited the Gogya Center of the AMIT network schools in Ra’anana. Gogya is a formalized program instituted to train all of AMIT’s teachers on how to adopt… Read more »