IIW Minnesota

Staying Ahead: If it isn’t Broke, Break it

We can get set in our ways, comfortable with routine and not even see the opportunities around us. Too often, we wait for something to break to fix it. By doing so, we miss creating something better –... > READ MORE

Pilot Classrooms Provide Paths to New Opportunities

Classroom design is not what it used to be. Learning spaces need to be highly flexible, interactive and tech-driven — with what can be an overwhelming array of options. How do you strike the right balance... > READ MORE

How School Safety Impacts Building Design

School safety has been a key topic of conversation in our communities and at the Capitol, as Minnesota legislators seek to help schools address rising concerns regarding security and the well-being of... > READ MORE

How a Facility Tour Changed Perspectives

It sounds simple: Inviting a seasoned professional into your school spaces to assess where you are and talk about opportunities. Yet the impact can be so significant.
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When Project-Based Learning Works

We know that all students do not learn the same. They have different learning styles and learn at different paces. We once educated students around a core set of knowledge. Now the needs of the 21st century... > READ MORE