Environmental Change

Initiative Description: Structure the built environment of the inside of the school building to Allow for students to move freely to work individually or together; Promote flexible scheduling, independent learning, social activity, sense of community; and allows advisors/teachers to keep a “quiet eye” on students.

Study Results: Improved the quality of the learning environment.

Reference: Gislason, N. (2010). Architectural design and the learning environment: A framework for school design research. Learning Environment Research, 13, 127-145.

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good