Tag Archives: Learning Environments

Makerspaces & the Art of Tinkering to Enhance Learning

HANDS-ON TINKERING = HANDS-ON THINKING By Dina Sorensen, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP BD+C …In one corner of the room, a student is building an airplane out of popsicle sticks, pipe cleaners and circuitry. At the center of the room, a … Continue reading

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“Design Thursday” Learning Environments Speakers Series (with Video)

VMDO hosts a series of weekly in-house knowledge-sharing presentations called “Design Thursday” talks. On October 23, 2014, we kicked off a series of Design Thursday discussions around the topic of Learning Environments. Our dynamic group of panelists included: Dr. Stephen … Continue reading

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Design-Thinking Workshops with Quantico Middle/High School Students

By VMDO Quantico Designers Megan Suau and Dina Sorensen Aimed at empowering students to shape their current and future educational environments, VMDO, EwingCole, and VS America partnered with the group Public Workshop from March 31st to April 2nd to conduct hands-on design-thinking workshops with … Continue reading

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Touring Fauquier High School!

VMDO staff recently toured the renovated Fauquier High School in Warrenton, Virginia! Project Manager Jon Shealy led the group through the school, highlighting its renovated spaces as well as the new 4-story addition which contains classrooms, laboratories, admin suites, and … Continue reading

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