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039: Refresh & Energize Your Learning Spaces

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Do you create a thinking rich environment in your school, classroom or at home? Wall spaces are often overlooked but they can become a dynamic part of the learning if we know how to use them. In part 2 of this special two part interview, Eoin Lenihan explains practical & powerful things you can do to your classroom, home or other physical spaces. Doing so will improve student success while create an energizing teaching and learning environment.

About today’s guest

Eoin Lenihan is a dynamic lecturer of Pedagogy at the University of Augsburg, Germany. He previously taught at the Bavarian International School and the International School of Augsburg where he became a practitioner and advocate of Inquiry-Based Learning. His research and teaching focuses on Internationally-Minded Education, German school reform and Evidence-Based Teaching.

Recommended Resources:

  • OWP/P Architects, VS Furniture and Bruce Mau Design (2010). The Third Teacher: 79 ways you can use design to transform teaching and learning. New York (NY): Abrams.
    [Great for inspirational and practical ideas]
  • Hattie, J. (1999). Visible Learning. New York (NY): Routledge.
  • Richhart, R., Church, M. and Morrison, K. (2011). Making Thinking Visible. San Francisco (CA): Jossey-Bass
    [Thinking routines, when and why to use them]

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