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Design to Support Learning and Teaching

Effects on Learning

Reading a School Building Like a Book: The Influence of the Physical School Setting on Learning and Literacy
http://schoolstudio.engr.wisc.edu/readingschool.html

Implications of Curriculum Reform for School Buildings in Scotland.
http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/6/20/40051661.pdf

New Zealand: Modernising Schools in a Decentralised Environment.
http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/26/21/40049157.pdf

School Design Factors for Improving Student Learning:

http://www.coe.uga.edu/sdpl/research.html

Architecture Can Teach:

http://www.context.org/ICLIB/IC18/Taylor.htm

The Impact of School Environments: A Literature Review:

http://www.design-council.org.uk/

LAUSD School Facilities and Academic Performance:

http://www.edfacilities.org/pubs/LAUSD%20Report.pdf

Do School Facilities Affect Academic Outcomes?

http://www.edfacilities.org/pubs/outcomes.pdf

School Facility Conditions and Student Achievement:

http://www.idea.gseis.ucla.edu/publications/williams/reports/pdfs/wws08-Earthman.pdf

The impact of school  environments: A literature review . London, United Kingdom: The Design Council:

http://www.designcouncil.org.uk/en/Design-Council/3/Publications/The-Impact-of-School-Learning-Environments/

Ten Educational Trends Shaping School Planning and Design:

http://www.edfacilities.org/pubs/trends.pdf

New Designs for Learning: K-12 Schools: http://vocserve.berkeley.edu/CenterPoint/CP6/CP6.htm

Understanding the Design Process for Outdoor Play & Learning Environments:

http://www.whitehutchinson.com/children/articles/

Essential Aspects of Designing a School.

Principles of Design:

http://www.coe.uga.edu/sdpl/research/principlesofdesign.html

Best Practices Manual. 2006 Edition:

http://www.chps.net/manual/index.htm

Sustainable Design

A Facilities Manager's Guide to Green Building Design:

http://www.appa.org/FacilitiesManager/articleDetail.cfm?ItemNumber=437

 

Teachers

Linking school facility conditions to teacher satisfaction and success. National Clearinghouse  for Educational Facilities:

http://www.edfacilities.org/pubs/teachersurvey.pdf

The effects of school facility quality on teacher retention in urban school districts. Washington, DC.: National Clearinghouse for Educational  Facilities:

http://www.edfacilities.org/pubs/teacherretention.html

 

School Size and Capacity

Reducing the Negative Effects of Large Schools:

http://www.edfacilities.org/pubs/size.pdf

School Size, School Climate, and Student Performance:

http://www.nwrel.org/scpd/sirs/10/c020.html

Research About School Size and School Performance in Impoverished Communities:

http://www.ericdigests.org/2001-3/size.htm

Ongoing Dilemmas of School Size: A Short Story:

http://www.ericdigests.org/1997-2/size.htm

Enrollment, Capacity and Utilization Report 2007-2008.
http://source.nycsca.org/pdf/bluebook/2008/BB_07-08.pdf

Closing a School Best Practices Guide.
http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/fa/sf/schoolclose.asp

Enrollment, Capacity and Utilization Report 2006-2007.
http://schools.nyc.gov/Offices/SCA/Reports/CapPlan

Public School Principals Report on Their School Facilities: Fall 2005.
http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2007007

Ten Year Facilities Plan. [Idaho]
http://www.sde.idaho.gov/Facilities/default.asp

Bozeman High School: A Great School for a Great Community.
http://www.bozeman.k12.mt.us/bhsfacilitiesteam/BHS_Final_Book/Complete_BHS_Final_BookV2.pdf

School Facility Assessments: State of Colorado.
http://www.dkfoundation.org/PDF

Financing Excellence in the District of Columbia Public Schools.
http://www.cgcs.org/pdfs/DCfinance.pdf

Educational Adequacy Assessments: Making a Difference Where Our Children Learn.
http://www.magellan-k12.com/graphics/pdf/Article.PDF

Myth and Reality: A Study of Excess Space in the District of Columbia Public High Schools. A Case Study of Cardozo and McKinley Technology Senior High Schools.
http://www.21csf.org/csf-home/publications/pubs.asp#myth

Design Capacity in the Chicago Public Schools.
http://www.ncbg.org/schools/design_capacity.htm

School Capacities. [North Carolina]
http://www.wcpss.net/policy-files/series/policies/7245-bp.html

Assessing the Net Capacity of Schools.
http://www.dfes.gov.uk/netcapacity/

School Capacity Standards. [Colorado]
http://www.douglas.co.us/community/planning/documents

School Facilities Needs Analysis.
http://www.cashnet.org/resource-center/resourcefiles/74.pdf

Projections of Education Statistics to 2010
http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2000/2000071.pdf

Space Guidelines - Allowable Square Footage and Capacity. [Alaska]
http://www.eed.state.ak.us/facilities/FacilitiesCIP.html

Space Profiles and Capacity Worksheets for Schools. Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, High Schools.
http://www.schoolclearinghouse.org/pubs/space_profiles.htm

School Facilities Report: The Results of a Statewide Survey To Determine the Physical Condition and Capacity of Wisconsin's Public Schools
http://www2.dpi.state.wi.us/facsrvy/

Working Definition of Student Capacity Mathematical Calculation.[Arizona]
http://web.archive.org/web/20041109015925/

School Capacity Update: An Essential but Often Forgotten Planning Process.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery/servlet/ERICServlet?accno= ED463639

School Plant Capacity Level of Service.[Florida]
http://web.archive.org/web/20040620072847/

Fewer Pupils/Surplus Space.
http://archone.tamu.edu/CRS/engine/archive_files/EFL/6000.0803.pdf

To Build or Not to Build: A Report on the Utilization and Planning of Instructional Facilities in Small Colleges.
http://archone.tamu.edu/CRS/engine/archive_files/EFL/6000.0410.pdf

It's Time to Redo.
http://www.peterli.com/archive/spm/1176.shtm

Using a Student Yield Index in Planning for Student Growth.
http://asbointl.org/asbo/files/

Reviewing the State of Deferred Maintenance.
http://www.appa.org/files/FMArticles/11204_defmain.pdf

Atlanta Facing Empty Seats in New Schools.
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2003/09/17/03atlanta.h23.html

Surviving Closings and Consolidations.
http://www.aasa.org/publications/saarticledetail.cfm?ItemNumber=1776

Using Demographic Studies to Project School Enrollments.
http://asbointl.org/ASBO/files/

Facility Planning for Educational Change: The Perfect Storm.
http://www.appa.org/FacilitiesManager/

A Radical-and Practical-Approach to Classroom Allocation and Scheduling.
http://www.peterli.com/archive/cpm/268.shtm

How Large Should a School Be? Researching the Relationship Between Circulation Space and Program Space.
http://www.designshare.com/Research/Fanning_Howey/ProgramFactors.htm

Defining Capacity
http://www.djainc.com/definingcapacity.pdf

 

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Engage Community /Work Publicly / Analyze Existing Conditions / Learner-centered Design / Focus: Teaching and Learning / Educational Specifications / Budget, Construction, Completion / Assess Throughout /

 

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October 5, 2009