5 questions to ask when taking on a green building project
In celebration of Earth Day, DA guest columnist Anisa Heming addresses how to ensure a new green school supports student learning, protects student and teacher health, and cuts down operating and utility costs. She directs the U.S. Green Building Council’s Center for Green Schools.
How schools are designing ‘brain-friendly’ classroom spaces
Brain-friendly schools support different learning styles, promote active involvement, incorporate multimedia, recognize the impact of environmental factors such as noise and lighting, build connections to the world outside the classroom, and encourage community accessibility and involvement.