Classroom Design And Student Engagement

Classroom Design and Student Engagement

Engaging learning spaces are as much about physical and interior design as it is instructional: one study found that the physical space of schools can positively (or negatively) affect a student’s academic performance by as much as 25% in one school year. Businesses are moving away from the Office Space days of cubicles and fluorescent lighting, opting instead for couches, standing desks, bean bags and other methods of creating comfortable environments. (In fact, I’m writing this sprawled out on a couch tucked away in a cosy corner of Flocab HQ.)  The same should go for classrooms, and yet it has…

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Vote For Our Diversity-Driven SXSW 2018 Session Proposals

Vote for Our Diversity-Driven SXSW 2018 Session Proposals

At Flocabulary, our core goals include creating an equitable and inclusive work culture for our employees while promoting critical thinking and social and emotional learning to the students we reach. That’s why we’re looking to explore big, important topics at SXSW 2018 next year—topics that explore how race and diversity impact tech, music and classroom domains. At a time when the public discourse requires cultural competence, these conversations are more important than ever. Explore our proposed sessions for SXSW 2018 below—then cast your vote for your favorite (or all three). We need your help to bring these dialogues to the SXSW…

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Here’s What Went Down With Flocab At ISTE 2017

Here’s What Went Down with Flocab at ISTE 2017

For many educators, ISTE is the biggest conference of the year. The same goes for Flocabulary! We just returned from 3 incredible, exhausting-yet-invigorating days on the expo hall floor in San Antonio. Didn't catch us in the convention center? Maybe you're part of the #NotAtISTE crew? We've got a recap for you, with plenty of videos and photos to check out. Let's go! ISTE Student Standards Rap Live Performances Second Annual Academic Rap Battle Flocabulary MC Educator Sessions

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