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Blueprint For Tomorrow

Author : Prakash Nair
ISBN : 9781612507064
Genre : Education
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The United States has about $2 trillion tied up in aging school facilities. School districts throughout the country spend about $12 billion every year keeping this infrastructure going. Yet almost all of the new money we pour into school facilities reinforces an existing—and obsolete—model of schooling. In Blueprint for Tomorrow, Prakash Nair—one of the world’s leading school designers—explores the hidden messages that our school facilities and classrooms convey and advocates for the “alignment” of the design of places in which we teach and learn with twenty-first-century learning goals. Blueprint for Tomorrow provides simple, affordable, and versatile ideas for adapting or redesigning school spaces to support student-centered learning. In particular, the author focuses on ways to use current spending to modify existing spaces, and explains which kinds of adaptations offer the biggest return in terms of student learning. The book is organized by area—from classrooms to cafeterias—and is richly illustrated throughout, including “before and after” features, “smart idea” sidebars, and “do now” suggestions for practical first steps. It outlines key principles for designing spaces that support today’s learning needs and includes tools to help educators evaluate the educational effectiveness of their own spaces. Blueprint for Tomorrow will open educators’ eyes to the ways that architecture and learning are entwined and will challenge them to rethink the ways they teach and work together.
Category: Education

Investing In Park Futures

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ISBN : 0940091216
Genre : Conservation of natural resources
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Category: Conservation of natural resources

Blueprint For Tomorrow

Author : Baltimore. Municipal Museum
ISBN : UCAL:B4140701
Genre : Public buildings
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Category: Public buildings

Rural America

Author : William E. Gahr
ISBN : 0803951086
Genre : Social Science
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Category: Social Science

Unity Freedom Peace

Author : Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller
ISBN : UCAL:B4450239
Genre : Campaign literature
File Size : 58.3 MB
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Category: Campaign literature

Blueprint For Tomorrow

Author : Dave Beck
ISBN : OCLC:436228658
Genre : Employment forecasting
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Category: Employment forecasting

Blueprint For Tomorrow

Author : United States. Federal Extension Service
ISBN : CORNELL:31924000912851
Genre : 4-H clubs
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Category: 4-H clubs

Beyond This Horizon

Author : Ward Kendall
ISBN : 1537060953
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PRESENTING A NEW VISION FOR THE WHITE NATIONALIST MOVEMENT The foundations needed to guide our movement, an examination of White Nationalist leadership and why it has failed, and what our movement needs to do in order to advance our Cause in the 21st century.
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Fool S Gold

Author : L. Sargisson
ISBN : 9781137031075
Genre : Political Science
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What's wrong with the world today and how might it become better (or worse)? These are the questions pursued in this book, which explores the hopes and fears, dreams and nightmares of the 21st century. Through architecture, fiction, theory, film and experiments with everyday life, Sargisson explores contemporary hopes and fears about the future.
Category: Political Science

New Thinking New Ireland

Author : Louise Hodgson
ISBN : 9780717158522
Genre : Education
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Have you had enough of politicians’ rhetoric, or of the failure of tired institutions to keep up with our rapidly changing world? Then meet the young, new thinkers of Ireland as they share their vision for the future. Here, twenty-one of our leading creative thinkers and problem-solvers rip up the rule book and start again, presenting a new vision for Ireland. They cover a diverse range of topics that affect all our lives, from Art to Diaspora, Religion to Research and Banking. These are tomorrow’s leaders, and the future is bright. Some essays propose radical ideas – imagine democratically run companies, three-day working weeks, a Google bank, and safer roads bereft of signs or markings – while others outline simple reforms that can help Ireland become a global leader. In most instances, contributors have looked to the past to inform their vision of the future. In others, they have drawn on contemporary success stories. This is a book about being Irish, about being resilient and, as surprising as it may sound, about overcoming current hardships to stand as a model for other countries to follow.
Category: Education