On Saturday, Feb 9, 2013, I attended an excellent regional workshop sponsored by the Learning Spaces Collaboratory (formerly known as Project Kaleidoscope, or PKAL). Participants responded to four questions key to the focused and successful process of planning and assessing learning spaces:
What do we want our learners to become?
What experiences make that ‘becoming’ happen?
What spaces enable those experiences?
How do we know?
Note that the first two questions need to be tackled before space planning begins.
The first question generated some spirited discussion, with inspiring results. Here are some sample posters: