Prakash Nair is one of the great thinkers in the area of innovative learning spaces. One of the great ideas he explores is the notion that in all learning spaces there needs to be:
- Campfire spaces
- Watering hole space, and
- Cave spaces.
"Why do schools look the way they do? Why is there a chasm between widelyIf you read nothing else this summer about learning spaces, you should read this:
acknowledged best practice principles and the actual design of a majority of school
facilities? Why has the disconnect between learning research and learning places been
so difficult to repair?"
(...and if that floats your boat, you'll love Dr Kenn Fisher)