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Rethinking our Library Environment: Transforming the physical space of the library into a collaborative, flexible space

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Over the past five years, we have worked to transform our library from a traditional, unused space into an active, collaborative space. Presentation from the Florida Educational Technology Conference Executive Summit.

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Rethinking our Library Environment: Transforming the physical space of the library into a collaborative, flexible space

  1. 1. Rethinking our Library Environment Transforming the physical space of the library into a collaborative, flexible space Diana L. Rendina Media Specialist Stewart Middle Magnet School
  2. 2. Before
  3. 3. Before
  4. 4. Before
  5. 5. Goals in our library redesign • Enable student collaboration • Support a variety of learning styles • Flexibility for a variety of uses and functions • Support student device use • Create an inviting atmosphere
  6. 6. Design principles for transformation • Remove obstacles and clutter • Add color • Support movement and flexibility • Offer a variety of seating options • Create interactive spaces • Offer charging stations
  7. 7. Remove obstacles and clutter
  8. 8. Add color
  9. 9. Support movement & flexibility
  10. 10. Support movement & flexibility
  11. 11. Support movement & flexibility
  12. 12. Variety of seating options
  13. 13. Interactive Spaces
  14. 14. Interactive Spaces
  15. 15. Interactive Spaces
  16. 16. Interactive Spaces
  17. 17. Support device use
  18. 18. Contact me • @DianaLRendina • DianaLRendina@gmail.com • RenovatedLearning.com
  19. 19. Learning Space Design Resources http://renovatedlearning.com/learning-space-design/

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